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Group General Counsel - Saudi National

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-5501

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Group General Counsel to sit in the Corporate business unit and oversee all legal matters across the group and subsidiaries.

Client Details

A major holding group established over 60 years ago in the Industrial, Real Estate, Consumer Electronics, Information Technology and Automotive sectors with their HQ in Dammam

Description

Duties will include advising on various legal matters such as:

• Corporate matters; M&A, JVs, international transactions
• Drafting, negotiating and reviewing Commercial Contracts
• Advising on legal matters for the group companies
• General Corporate Advisory
• Governance, compliance and regulatory matters
• Legal advice to Corporate, Operations and Business support

Job Offer

Sit on the leadership team for a major conglomerate and exercise full control over the group legal entities

An excellent opportunity for a high calibre lawyer to take on a leadership/head of department position

Requirements

Candidates who apply should meet the below criteria:

• Saudi national is essential
• 8-15 years' experience
• Should have worked in an international law firm
• Good communication skills and leadership skills, strong negotiation skills
• Knowledge of international commercial law
• M&A experience - corporate law experience
• This position is based in Dammam and the ideal candidate will already be based in the Eastern province, however we will consider candidates coming from greater KSA who are willing to relocate

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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