Senior Legal Counsel - multinational corporation in Riyadh

Riyadh Permanent AED35,000 - AED55,000
  • Close knit legal team made up of exceptional personnel
  • Top quality work on offer with chance to deal with major gov entities

About Our Client

Instantly recognisable global corporation within the professional services industry

Job Description

  • Involvement in corporate transactions - mainly M&A and JVs
  • Regulatory work - dealing with major regulators in KSA and ensuring the company's compliance
  • Drafting and negotiation of various commercial agreements
  • Some litigation from time to time

The Successful Applicant

Primarily we are seeking candidates with a strong Academic background - Juris Doctor from the US in addition to a legal degree would be hugely beneficial.

Candidates should have a sold grounding in corporate law, those from international law firms would be particularly well suited.

Whilst we are open on PQE level, the sweet spot would be around 5-6 years. Although junior candidates are also encouraged to apply.

The preference is KSA nationals or Arabic speaking lawyers, but we will consider particularly strong expats as well.

What's on Offer

In this role you will work directly alongside an impressive GC and will have a diversity of work which is rare to find. You will be involved in dealing with senior stakeholders in the government and in regulators, as well as taking a hands on role in complex projects and transactions.

The salary on offer is competitive, and this company has an excellent brand name globally.

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