In-House Legal Counsel

Randstad Middle East
Istanbul, Turkey

Ref: KP622-1248
Randstad Middle East

The Role


The Role


Our client a leading multinational has an exciting opportunity for a Legal Counsel to join its team. The candidate will be responsible for providing legal support primarily for our clients business activities in Turkey and Iran. He or she will be based in Istanbul.

•Drafting and review of contracts and other instruments.
•Assist during contract negotiations and other discussions with external parties.
•Provide general legal advice.
•Provide support on corporate law issues.
•Interpret existing agreements and legislation.
•Be the interfaces to the local business operations in all commercial legal matters
•Handle contacts with external legal advisers and coordinate contacts with other in-house lawyers.
•Coordinate the handling of legal disputes in consultation with Head of Legal.
•To the extent required, represent Turkey and Iran locally in government related activities, provided such activities have legal relevance.

Requirements


Requirements


•Master of Law.
•Minimum of 5 years of relevant national or international experience, in-house or at a law firm.
•Fluent in English and Turkish, both orally and in writing. Fluency or basic knowledge in Arabic is an advantage.
•Good ability to handle and stand stress.
•Good networking ability and great social skills including the ability to handle internal contacts, external counsel and counter parties.
•Good negotiation skills.
•Integrity
•Ability to make the right prioritizations
•Team player who can initiate and drive changes
•Ability to gain respect from clients as well as external parties

About the Company


About the Company


Over 30 years of local industry experience.

New name, proven expertise
In 2009, recruitment leaders Beresford Blake Thomas (BBT), Hill McGlynn and Ma Foi integrated under the Randstad brand to form Randstad Middle East.

Experience and local knowledge are essential commodities within the Middle East region, so it made perfect sense to combine 30 years’ recruitment experience in the Gulf, providing a larger, more streamlined service to our clients and candidates.

As well as having the largest geographical footprint of any recruiter, Randstad is the world’s largest specialist recruitment provider, employing over 28,000 members of staff and helping over 2.5 million people find work every year. With an enviable reputation worldwide, we have an established and respected presence in the Middle East, and are the preferred choice for specialist staffing solutions in more customary and emerging markets across the entire region.

Our Sectors:

• Accounting & Finance
• Advertising, Media & PR
• Construction & Engineering
• Hospitality & Retail
• HR & Business Support
• Industrial
• IT & Telecommunications & Electronics
• Oil & Gas
• Pharmaceutical & FMCG
• Property & Real Estate
• Sales & Marketing
• Executive Search & Selection
• Facilities Management
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