Senior Counsel - Major Organisation - Saudi
Our client is a multinational ICT business that develops high-technology solutions.
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.
Key responsibilities will include:
- Draft, negotiate and process contracts with customers.
- Provide advice and contract interpretation to senior management
- Participate on and lead departmental and cross-functional teams focused on continuous process improvement.
- Support the training requirements of client organisations by providing presentations on key legal/contract issues that impact the business.
- Trade compliance, export / import regulations
Please check you match the following profile before submitting your CV:
- Saudi qualified lawyer (Masters or higher)
- 5 - 8 PQE
- International law firm and business experience
- Business fluent English and Arabic - must be used to operating within an international environment
- Client-facing experience
- Adept at building business relationships
- Proven negotiator with detailed knowledge of commercial, contract and business law
- Construction / ICT / Telco industry backgrounds all compatible.
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