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Legal Counsel

Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs
Discipline:
Legal Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
Middle East, Saudi Arabia
Region:
Saudi Arabia All
Contract Type:
Contract / Fixed Term
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
Tax-free salary package and bonuses
Posted:
20-Sep-17
Recruiter:
Hunter Personnel
Job Ref:
PNJM5383

Opportunity to join the legal team of a well-established mining company in Saudi Arabia.

 

The primary responsibility of the Legal Counsel is to provide legal advice, guidance, analysis and support on a broad range of corporate / commercial, corporate governance, finance and securities, in addition to addressing corporate / commercial  law related matters. 

 

The Legal Counsel will work closely with the Senior Legal Counsel, other members of the Legal and Compliance team, a variety of internal stakeholders across all functional areas at the corporate level, as well as strategic business units and affiliates, both wholly-owned and joint ventures.

 

Responsibilities of the role to include:

 

-              Support and lead, where appropriate, matters relating to company general company law, corporate / commercial legal matters, including contract negotiation, drafting, interpretation and claims as necessary

-              Draft and review legal documents, including documents for complex transactions.

-              Interpret both Saudi Arabian and international legislation and regulations, relevant to the business, with support as required

-              Research legal issues of substantial complexity on an international, national and regional basis to evaluate impact on the Company and provide advice in relation thereto

-              Keep up with legislative changes and be attuned to legal and business trends that could impact the business

 

Requirements for the Role:

 

-              The ideal candidate will be a graduate of a recognised undergraduate law program in a common or civil law jurisdiction (e.g. JD or LLB) with exceptional academic standing,

-              Possess experience in-house in a leading international company and / or in private practice in a pre-eminent international law firm

-              Superior analytical, judgment and drafting skills and an ability to co-ordinate complex or multi-faceted legal matters is a key requirement

 

Candidates should also have worked in the Gulf region or other Arabic speaking countries for a minimum of 3 years.

 

-              Excellent command of English required. Some knowledge of Arabic would be advantageous.

 

This position is offered on an all-found basis, with a tax-free salary package and bonuses. 

 

Please quote Ref No: PNJM5383 when applying for this position.  When applying for this position you will be sent to Hunter Personnel’s website.   Simply click the ‘Apply For This Job’ button when you arrive – you will also be able to attach your CV/Resume.  Thank you.

 


Closing Date:
20/11/2017

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