In-House Counsel

Alshaya Group
Kuwait or Dubai
Attractive salary and benefits package
22 Dec 2020
14 Jan 2021
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

In-House Counsel

Kuwait or Dubai

Attractive Salary & Package

As a leading international franchise operator, with around 90 of the world's most recognised brands in its portfolio, Alshaya Group brings great shopping, dining, wellness/leisure and hospitality experiences to millions of customers across the Middle East & North Africa, Russia, Turkey, Europe and beyond.

Our portfolio of well-loved international brands includes Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria's Secret, Boots and Pottery Barn. From one retail franchise store opened in Kuwait in 1983, the Alshaya Group has consistently grown and diversified and today it offers customers an unparalleled choice of brands across multiple sectors including Apparel, Wellness, Food, Hospitality and Entertainment. A diverse, skilled team of over 50,000 people from 120 nationalities support more than 4,000 stores, cafes, restaurants and leisure destinations, an Omnichannel and growing online business and a commitment to delivering great customer experiences.

We are currently looking to recruit a senior corporate/commercial lawyer (ideally also with significant TMT/digital experience) of circa 15 years PQE to join our Group Legal team within the Group Management division.

It is essential that any applicant is Common Law qualified and has obtained a meaningful degree of in-house experience. Commercial awareness and business acumen is also key in addition to technological self-sufficiency.

The role promises high quality international work in a friendly and supportive environment, with continuous interaction with the frontline business. Responsibilities will principally comprise of corporate/commercial legal work, including drafting and negotiating a variety of contracts, including franchising, licensing, joint ventures, IP and e-commerce related agreements.

Fluent written and spoken English is mandatory.