Arabic Paralegal for International Advisory Firm

RecruitMe FZE

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Posted
Ref: QP103-731

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

A unique opportunity to join a leading advisory firm. As a Paralegal, you will join the Finance and Operations team to support the commercial activities of the business.

Responsibilities
• Deliver legal advice to management and support departments on a wide range of legal matters, including but not limited to contracting law in the region, intellectual property, data protection, employment law and compliance issues
• Draft and negotiate various contracts, including client agreements, supplier contracts and non-disclosure agreements.
• Review and analyze contracts to identify and highlight important clauses and obligations for management.
• Actively monitor legal and regulatory developments relevant to the industry and company’s jurisdictions, ensuring to recommend applicable compliance policies.
• Assist in reviewing, amending and implementing changes to policies, procedures and standard documentation in light of legal developments in the region.
• Identify and assess legal risks and put forward recommendations. Advise on legal disputes and coordinate with external counsel when necessary
• Assist with corporate governance matters, including maintaining corporate records and drafting resolutions
• Act as a trusted advisor and develop relationships with all relevant business stakeholders, government agencies and teams.
• Assist in supporting the administrative aspects of KYC and due diligence.
• Maintain a contracts database to track all company contracts and ensure the inclusion of important clauses like indemnification provisions, termination clauses and confidentiality clauses.
• Monitor contract expiration dates and assist with contract renewals, amendments and change orders
• Safekeeper of all company legal documentation and maintain an up-to-date documentation tracker across offices.
• Set up and maintain IP portfolio, including trademarks and copyrights. Assist in registration and protection of IP assets.
• Refresh and revise the Contracting Process and supporting documentation.
• Create and maintain a Client and Supplier contract Database.
• Create and implement a contract summary template process.
• Implement an IP and copyright/trademark management process.
• Play a key role in rolling out digital signature workflows.

Requirements:

Experience
• Excellent command of written and spoken English and Arabic is a must
• Between 4-6 years of post-qualification legal experience, preferably with a multinational company or an international law firm, with at least a significant portion of such experience occurring in the Middle East.
• Paralegal with a Degree in law or lawyer qualified to practice law in the MENA Jurisdiction
• Ability to review, evaluate and negotiate procurement-related contracts
• Ideally, experience in the professional services industry
• Developed commercial awareness with an outcome-orientated approach and the ability to apply legal principles pragmatically
• Effective planning and organising skills to prioritize key areas of responsibility, tasks and projects
• The ability to keep calm in a crisis and to cope well with conflicting deadlines
• Strong team player who is both committed and flexible
• Unquestioned integrity and adherence to strict confidentiality
• Pragmatic with strong business acumen
• Demonstrates a positive and enthusiastic attitude
• High level of self-confidence and energy
• High level of intellectual agility, initiative, self-motivation, resourcefulness, and patience

About the Company

RecruitME are a specialized recruitment consultancy supplying top tier business support staff to Dubais leading multinational organizations. We carefully source, screen and select only the very best candidates to assist our clients in making easier recruitment decisions faster.

Differentiating ourselves from standard recruitment agencies our consultants have been carefully chosen for their backgrounds in business support for leading multinational organizations. Having been both the client and the candidate previously, we have an insiders understanding of the recruitment process and our clients needs.

What we do:

Specializing in business support positions we can assist in introducing a small selection of experienced administration, finance and human resource candidates with the relevant experience to benefit your business. Our careful screening process ensures that we have met with and can give a concise overview of each candidates skills and current situation before you meet them.

We pride ourselves on sending our clients only the very best available candidates in the market to ensure a simplified, hassle free and timely recruitment experience for all involved.

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