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Legal Advisor - Construction and Development

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-5766

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Senior Legal Advisor in a growing in-house team, working on a range of construction matters and real estate transactions. You will bring your construction and mega project experience, and lead the team for your practice area.

Client Details

Real Estate, Development and Construction Company, experienced in building and developing projects in and out of the Kingdom. The company has extensive real estate holdings locally and internationally.

Description

* Draft and negotiate design and construction agreements including construction-related financing agreements and insurance provision.
* Maintain deep understanding of FIDIC suite of Contracts and bespoke contracts.
* Manage contract change control process and related correspondence requiring legal input.
* Provide end-to-end support in the management and satisfactory resolution of construction contract claims.
* Draft, review, negotiate and advise upon, all required legal and contractual documentation.
* Manage negotiations, mediations, arbitrations and settlement procedures as assigned.
* Provide legal, regulatory and compliance advice to various business units.

Job Offer

* Competitive, tax-free salary
* Opportunity to contribute directly to the growth of a high-performing organisation
* Progressive, exciting environment

Requirements

* Must be a Saudi National.
* LLB & LLM degree from an accredited law school.
* A minimum 6 years of contracts negotiation and management experience in mega projects.
* An experienced commercial/contracts advisor with a strong background in construction related matters, having extensively advised upon, negotiated, drafted and reviewed, construction related documentation.
* Should possess experience of real estate transactions and be conversant with relevant property laws and regulations in Saudi Arabia.
* Possess a strong background in all forms of construction contracts and ancillary agreements and have some experience in dispute resolution including adjudication, arbitration, litigation and ADR.
* Fluency in oral and written English is essential.
* Proven ability to work independently and to tight deadlines.

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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Legal Advisor salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 11,000

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