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Company Profile: Balkan Finance Investment Group, BALFIN Group, is one of the most significant and successful investment groups in the Western Balkans region. Geographically, BALFIN Group is present in Austria, Albania, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Montenegro and the Netherlands, employing approximately 6,000 people. The activities of the BALFIN Group comprise the development and management of real estate, retail, mining industry, banking, tourism, energy, logistics, etc. BALFIN Group is growing steadily, having a positive impact on the communities through economic development, employment opportunities, innovation and social investment.

 

Job Position:              Senior Legal Advisor for M&A

Department:               Legal

Location:                    Tirana

 Summary:   

Provide legal assistance for various legal works and to be involved in a wide range of work including M&A work in relation to acquisitions.

 Main Responsibilities

  • Preparing the target company for sale by, for example, ensuring that corporate formalities have been duly adhered to, third party vendor and supplier relationships are appropriately formalized and identifying, and if possible, taking steps to mitigate, areas of potential risk,
  • Drafting and /or reviewing a financial adviser engagement letter, a letter of intent and a confidentiality agreement,
  • Conducting or facilitating legal due diligence (i.e., the review of contracts, permits, assets, organizational documents and other materials relating to the target company to develop an understanding of the scope, value and risks of the transaction),
  • Preparing a due diligence memorandum or other summary of due diligence findings for the buyer,
  • Creating a comprehensive implementation checklist identifying all actions that must be taken and documents to be delivered in connection with the transaction,
  • Drafting and /or reviewing the principal transaction agreement, including crafting appropriate representations, warranties, covenants and disclosure schedules in light of issues identified during due diligence and conditions to closing,
  • Drafting and /or reviewing ancillary documents, including any exclusivity agreement, legal opinionsale purchase agreement, assignment and assumption agreement, escrow agreement or transition services agreement,
  • Advising as to disclosure obligations under applicable laws, as well as drafting any form of press releases or information statements;
  • Preparing, or working on or with antitrust counsel to prepare the filling with the Antitrust Authority,
  • Identifying requirements for third party consentsand coordinating with client personnel to obtain them
  • Legal advice in the ordinary business of the Company out of and other than the M&A transactions responsibilities.

 Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Law.
  • Minimum of 4 years of legal experience of renown Albanian or foreign Law Firm
  • Substantive legal knowledge on contract and obligation law
  • Working knowledge of corporate finance secured lending, tax, environmental law, employment and labor law, executive compensation and benefits, real estate, antitrust, intellectual property, anti-corruption, commercial law and more.
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity.
  • Outstanding written and spoken communication skills in Albanian and English.

Work conditions: BALFIN Group offers an attractive benefit package, including a fair remuneration based on merit and performance evaluation.

 Application Procedure:

To apply for this position, please submit a CV and a Motivation Letter HERE by June 24th.

 * All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality according to the law No. 9887 set by the Albanian Parliament for the “Protection of Personal Data”. Only the selected candidates will be notified.

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