Senior Legal Counsel



Ref: SP892-08

Job description / Role

Employment: Contract

• The role holder is responsible for providing legal counsel to all directorates/ departments/sections.
• The role holder is also responsible for supporting the Legal Affairs Manager in developing guidelines, policies and procedures to guide all legal studies and investigations that are conducted in/ or are related to operations.
• Supports the Legal Affairs Manager in the development of legal guidelines, policies and procedures for and supervises matters related to intellectual property.
• Participates in the preparation and/ or review of legal strategies, legal documents and labour matters.
• Ensures the effective implementation of the legal due diligence process in order to ensure legality in all operations of
• Provides inputs, legal opinion and counsel on all transactions in line with policies and procedures and provides legal approvals in order to minimize financial, legal and reputational risks


Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in law and minimum fifteen (15) years relevant experience in legal counselling and leadership responsibility in a large organization with 7+ years of supervisory experience preferably in a large utility company.

Required Skills
• Proficient in the Arabic (must be native speaker) and English languages.
• Proficient in the use of computers and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and presentations.
• Interpersonal communications and negotiation skills.
• Ability to draft terms and conditions and prepare contractual correspondence.
• Negotiating, writing and interpreting contractual provisions.

About the Company

Edgewater is a corporate member of the “Institute of Recruiters”, “The British Institute of Cleaning Science” and “The British Institute of Facility Management”. It is also registered with ‘Ministry of Finance’. We have agreements with reputed recruitment agencies in various countries to work jointly to enhance the outsourcing business in Qatar. Our associate’s several years of specialized experience in recruitment together with the local knowledge and strength of Al Malki Group will provide our clients, one of the best outsourcing solutions.

Our Financial strength is time tested, so that during the worst global recession period, we were able to manage our business without much difficulty. Our Group’s growing net worth and support services available will easily handle Edgewater’s challenges related to the projects. Our active network consists of recruitment agencies in various countries such as the UK, USA, Canada, Egypt, Lebanon, South Africa, India, Philippines, Dubai, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Morocco and Indonesia, etc.

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