Legal Officer

Banque Franco-Lao Ltd

Lane Xang Avenue Hatsady Chantabouly Vientiane Capital


Banque Franco Lao Ltd. (BFL) is a commercial bank and joint venture between BRED Group, the largest commercial bank within the BPCE Group in France, and BCEL, the main Lao public bank. It started its activities in Laos in 2010. Today, BFL owns a network of 23 service units, with 12 in Vientiane, 11 located in key cities outside the capital and 50 operational ATMs across the country. BFL offers a wide range of loan, deposit and debit card products to more than 22,000 retail and business customers. BFL’s ambition is to provide innovative banking solutions and to support the people of Laos in building a sustainable future.

As a fast growing business, BFL is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and pro-active employee to join us in developing quickly new business and achieving ambitious business goals. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career send us your application for the following immediate openings

Legal Officer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice regarding corporate and commercial issues, including in respect of investments into Laos. This may include due diligence, research, drafting and negotiating agreements
  • Assist with mediation and coordination between the bank, the client and the government agencies for all legal matters
  • Assist with court Administration process, complaint applications and related matters
  • Assist with translation of legal regulation and other related matters
  • Provide general legal assistance to other colleagues in the office and other tasks reasonably associated with the foregoing


  • Bachelor degree of laws (LL.B.) and preferably with Master of laws (LL.M.)
  • Good drafting skills
  • Strong practical knowledge of the Lao legal system
  • Fluent in English, or French
  • Computer literate

Personal qualities:

  • Proficient in both spoken and written Lao and English or French
  • Experience dealing directly with judicial government agency
  • Able to cope with competing demands and prioritize tasks

Prior experience:

  • 1-2 years of experience with international law firm or banking business in the following areas: corporate and commercial transaction, including the establishment of court complaint, redaction of business agreements, and management of real estate matters Interested applicants, please send us your latest résumé, along with a covering letter (mandatory), copies of all qualification certificate (originals to be produced at interview) and a recent photo to hr@bfl.la

Or send to Head Office of Banque Franco – Lao LTD
Lane Xang Avenue, Hatsady Village, Chanthabouly District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR.
Tel: 021 285 111 Ext: 308; Mobile: 020 5965 8115
Applications close 21-Nov-2017
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
All applications will be kept confidential and will not be returned.

Banque Franco-Lao Ltd

Banque Franco-Lao Ltd

Lane Xang Avenue Hatsady Chantabouly Vientiane Capital

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Email : hr@bfl.la
Telephone : +856 (0) 21 285 111; 020 5965 8115

The Banque Franco-Lao Limited “ທະນາຄານ ລາວ-ຝຣັ່ງ ຈໍາກັດ” “BFL” is born from a corporate partnership between the Companies Financière de la Bred “COFIBRED”, a subsidiary of BRED Banque Populaire France, and the leading Banque Pour Le Commerce Exterieur Lao “BCEL”. In 2010, the bank has opened its first agency in Vientiane, offering premium, modern commercial banking services. Since then, the bank has expended is network and opened BFL’s Service Units in Vientiane Capital, Luangprabang, Xayabouly, Oudomxay, Borikhamxay, Khammuan, Savannakhet and Champasack province.

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