Position: Legal Consultants for monitoring privatisations (Number of Executors: 4)

19. December 2003.

Support Centre

Description of services:

The consultant will analyse and monitor the legal aspects of the Share Purchase Agreements (SPAs) entered into in the process privatisations, including:
- Analysing the positive and negative undertakings, covenants, warranties and representations made by investors,
- Checking the holding of a general meeting of shareholders, appointments of the new organs of the company, recording the shareholding structure with the temporary register of shares, recording the statutory changes with the appropriate court and other registers,
- Checking compliance with the collective employment agreements or individual employment contracts and the labour legislation in force,
- Seeking from the company appropriate documentation, reports whenever due and deliverable under the SPA,
- Preparation of legal opinions about the possible breach of the SPA suggesting legal remedies including but not limited to calling of the collateral for the investment commitment or the social programme performance, reference to the court action or cancellation of the SPA,
- Assistance in the execution of the legal remedies accepted by the PA as requested,
- Co-ordinating activities with financial, auditing and environmental consultants monitoring SPAs.

Qualifications and experience required:

- Minimum 3 years of professional working experience, preferably in the privatisation field, ideally in Serbia and/or the Balkans and/or other Eastern European countries,
- University degree in law, preferably from an university based in Serbia,
- In depth knowledge of the Serbian privatisation and other relevant legislation and relevant experience in enterprise operations,
- Ability to organise, execute and document the contractual analyses and to draft legal opinions,
- Proficiency in using MS Office tools,
- Fluency in written and spoken English,
- Ability to work as a team member.

The consultants will be based for twelve months full time in the Privatisation Agency. Full details about the project are set out in the Information Note available from the web site of the Privatisation Agency on www.priv.yu
Expressions of interest together with an individual CV should be sent to the Privatisation Agency not later than 2nd January 2004:

Privatisation Agency of the Republic of Serbia
Human Resources Department
Terazije 23/6th Floor
11000 Belgrade
Serbia and Montenegro
E-mail: hr@priv.yu

The PA will carry out preliminary selection and prepare a shortlist of the potential candidates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. download

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