Head of Legal - Saudi

Fford & Stone
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Competitive package including bonus & benefits
08 Mar 2018
05 Apr 2018
Job Title
Head of Department
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a global organisation with $multi-billion annual sales. With operations in over 50 countries they employ 80,000 staff and continue to build their market share year on year.

They are now seeking to make a new appointment to their Saudi office in the form of a talented Saudi lawyer to head their operation in-country and the wider region. 

The role will focus largely on commercial legal affairs. The role-holder will also handle compliance issues, dispute resolution, employment and corporate affairs, together with managing external counsel. 

It is essential applicants have been trained with a recognized international law firm and have also gained experience working in an international business environment - ideally in-house with a multi-national company. 

For consideration, applicants must fulfill the following criteria:


  • Saudi qualified lawyer (Masters or higher)
  • 5+ PQE
  • International law firm and business experience 
  • Business fluent English and Arabic - must be used to operating within an international environment 
  • Proven negotiator and contracts experience 
  • Client-facing experience 
  • Adept at building business relationships 


If your profile matches the above and you are ready to further your career with this major, multi-national business, please forward your CV for review. 



  • Fford & Stone review all applications regardless of age, race or gender 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. 
  • For Fford & Stone's legal & privacy policies see our website. 

Apply for Head of Legal - Saudi

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

By applying for a job listed on TotallyLegal you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.