Sterling Wells

Legal Associate

Sterling Wells

Legal Associate

Legal Associate

Sterling Wells

Experience: More than 2 years
Key Skills: Communication Analytical Legal Competitive Analysis Dispute Resolution

Legal Associate

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Legal Services
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jul. 11, 2024 14:30 (5 days, 1 hour ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Other
Experience Required : More than 2 years
Professional Skill Required : Communication Analytical Legal Competitive Analysis Dispute Resolution

About the job

Sterling Wells Kathmandu is a sister concern of the UK-based group of fintech companies, chartered certified accountants, and chartered tax advisers consisting of UK Property Accountants, Sterling Wells Accountants & UKPA Global. The group represents leading accountancy and advisory firms with two offices in the city of London (UK) and its branches in Dubai (UAE) & Kathmandu (Nepal). We serve clients from more than 55 countries with total assets under our accounting is over USD 2 billion.

All the work would be for the UK and international clients. You will have to work closely with our team in London and clients based in the UK and various countries around the globe. So, you will get exceptional international exposure.

We are all about our people. Our success depends on hiring, training, and retaining exceptional talents. We encourage and support both your professional & personal development and continuous learning & training. We invest heavily in our people. Some of the examples of our policy showing our exceptional focus on developing our employees are as below:

ACCA has granted us Platinum Approved Employer status and Professional Development status, recognizing our commitment and investment in training and development.

Each employee MUST spend a minimum of 180 hours (the equivalent of one month of working time) on training courses annually. We have a structured training and development program suited to each employee on both technical and non-technical skills.

We provide fully funded ACCA tuition from a platinum learning provider for our ACCA students. We also offer other fully organisation-funded qualifications in the areas of tax and accounts.

We have a mini-Gym (including an Elliptical trainer) in the office for the better health of our staff.

We have a fully equipped kitchen in the office and provide lunch, barista coffee & tea. We also have office parties in the best restaurants in Kathmandu Valley and out of the valley.

We provide medical and accident insurance facilities to all our staff.

Due to the rapid growth in the business, there would be plenty of opportunities for career progression for the right candidate.


The legal specialist shall primarily work in supporting and advising on the tax implications of various transactions involving land and property in the UK. As part of the role, the candidate will perform the following duties, among others.

  • Collect required information and conduct legal research on UK Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) laws and regulations.
  • Analyze the SDLT implications of various transactions that involve land and property in the UK.
  • Draft and review SDLT returns, tax advice reports and SDLT rebate claims.
  • Write articles, summaries, case briefs and other knowledge products in the UK SDLT regime.
  • Liaise with clients, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), and other relevant parties on SDLT matters.
  • Maintain and update database, tracking systems and daily record keeping for SDLT compliance and reporting.
  • Provide support and training to relevant teams and colleagues on the SDLT issues.
  • Perform other duties related to the role as assigned by the line manager.
  • 2-3 years of experience in the legal industry
  • Experience in corporate/tax law (preferred)
  • Analytical skills with strong theoretical and research skills
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret legal documents and tax legislation
  • Detailed oriented
Other Skills:
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work independently or with little guidance
  • Proactiveness
  • Excellent English -written and verbal communication skills
What we offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • International working environment
  • Access to Sterling Wells Academy, LinkedIn Learning, and other learning platforms
  • At least one month of total working time is spent on training and development annually.
  • Rapid growth and promotion for the right candidate
  • Five working days/week
  • Office Lunch
  • Festival Allowance
  • Paid annual and sick leave.
  • Provident Fund & Gratuity contribution
  • Accident & Medical Insurance Coverage
  • Staff parties and other team-building activities
  • Truly global exposure

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