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Deputy General Counsel
Suppporting in country lawyers and sub regional lawyers on legal matters
Working with a world leading financial services provider
About Our Client
Michael Page is working with one of the worlds leading financial service providers, in their search for a Regional In-House Counsel to join their team in Lebanon. The role will be carried out in Beirut, and will require direct contact with other regions in the Middle East and Africa.
The key responsibilities of the role will include providing direct advice and legal support to the regional executives, as well as supporting other countries on their legal and regulatory needs.
You will maintain the present relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, which include members of Law Firms as well as senior management.
Due to the companies Headquarters being in Dubai, you will be required to handle legal matters in DIFC including regulatory and data protection matters.
The Successful Applicant
Due to the complexity of the role, you will be required to have a minimum of 10 years PQE experience including at least 5 years in the financial services industry, preferably with an insurance company.
It is mandatory that the candidate is bi-lingual, and able to draft communicate and negotiate in both Arabic and English.
An extensive knowledge of Lebanese laws and regulations is also required for the role, through experience in private practice or an in-house corporate environment.
What's on Offer
The company are looking to offer a competitive package.