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Our client is a leading diversified manufacturing consortium in the Middle East with substantial business across the Gulf region (and internationally) and a large legal team supporting them. Due to continued workload, they are looking to hire a Legal Counsel with 7-10 years' experience of commercial contract law, ideally with some exposure to manufacturing/engineering/heavy industry.
Candidates will be experienced commercial contract/corporate lawyers and able to work on a range of legal matters affecting the business. Specifically, you will be responsible for:
Transaction support on procurement, major sales, credit agreements, insurance and other contract drafting and reviewing
Legal regulatory advice and preventive monitoring of changes in legislation
Intellectual property issues
Commercial and regulatory negotiations
To be considered for this role you will have:
A law degree from a recognised (preferably international) university;
Admission to a recognised bar or professional legal body;
7-10 years’ experience in a law firm and/or in-house with a focus on transactional commercial law
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong and demonstrable experience in negotiating legal and commercial issues
The ability to operate autonomously and as part of a team with little or no supervision in English
Our client is particularly interested in speaking with candidates who have Shipping/Logistics-related experience; both contentious and non-contentious.
A background of working in Saudi Arabia/the wider Middle East reason is not essential but would be highly regarded.
This is an outstanding opportunity to develop your career in the Middle East with one of the major players
Additional Salary Information: From £180,000 per annum
Internal Number: DVD-IM-7904
About Jameson Legal
Jameson Legal is an international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals.
We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:
- Local and international private practice recruitment;
- Local and international in-house recruitment;
- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.
Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS") is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.