Legal Counsel - Major Projects - Saudi Arabia

Recruiter
Location
Saudi Arabia (SA)
Salary
SAR Competitive
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
04 Nov 2016
Ref
FS0578
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a major force across the Middle East, handling big-ticket projects around the region. Their ongoing expansion plans mean more international growth lies ahead, together with exciting prospects for their team.

A new role has now been created for a projects lawyer with litigation experience to join their team in Saudi Arabia. The position handles a broad remit of commercial legal matters together with contentious issues and dispute resolution. You will handle commercial agreements, support projects teams, manage disputes and oversee litigious matters in-hand with external counsel. For consideration you must have trained with a recognised law firm and have in-house experience. 

Applicants must fulfil the following profile;

  • 2-5 PQE*
  • Based in KSA or prior experience in the Middle East and be readily available to transfer to KSA.
  • A proven track record with contentious matters and dispute resolution 
  • Solid commercial projects based experience within energy, construction, engineering or heavy industrial
  • Fluent English essential, Arabic will be an advantage
  • Familiarity with business practices and culture in the Middle East

The successful applicant will enjoy a broad, varied career with a business that rewards achievement. 

For consideration you must forward your CV in the first instance.

 

*Fford & Stone always review applications on merit and treats them in utmost confidence.

Due to high levels of interest it isn’t always possible to respond to all applicants, however we appreciate your interest and will be in touch if we can assist you.