Legal Counsel

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-7011

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Michael Page's client are a prominent real estate company operating in Qatar, specializing in the acquisition, development, and management of various real estate assets. The company has a strong presence in the GCC region and the US, dedicated to providing exceptional services to our clients. They are currently seeking a highly qualified and experienced Legal Counsel to join our team.

Client Details

As a Legal Counsel, you will play a crucial role in providing legal support and advice on a wide range of corporate, commercial, and real estate litigation matters. The ideal candidate for this position is a US-qualified lawyer with extensive experience in real estate assets across the GCC region. You will be responsible for handling complex legal issues, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations, and protecting the company's interests.


* Provide expert legal advice and support on corporate commercial matters, including contracts, agreements, and business transactions.
* Handle real estate-related legal matters, including property acquisitions, leasing agreements, and property development projects.
* Conduct legal due diligence on potential real estate investments and transactions.
* Draft and review legal documents, including contracts, leases, and other legal agreements.
* Oversee and manage real estate litigation cases, ensuring timely and effective resolution.
* Collaborate with internal stakeholders to assess legal risks and provide strategic guidance to mitigate potential liabilities.
* Stay up-to-date with local and international laws, regulations, and industry trends relevant to real estate operations.
* Liaise with external legal counsel, when necessary, to seek specialized advice or support.
* Assist in the development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures related to legal matters.
* Advise on legal compliance matters and ensure adherence to applicable laws and regulations.

Job Offer

A competitive tax free salary + benefits package


* US-qualified lawyer with a valid license to practice law in the United States.
* A minimum of 10 years of relevant legal experience, with a focus on real estate assets across the GCC region.
* Strong knowledge of corporate commercial law, real estate transactions, and litigation processes.
* Proven experience in handling real estate litigation cases, including dispute resolution and negotiation.
* Familiarity with local laws and regulations related to real estate operations in Qatar and the GCC region.
* Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
* Fluency in English is required, and knowledge of Arabic would be an advantage but not essential

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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