Senior Lawyer - Corporate M&A Focus

JEX Personnel

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: SP004-124

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Senior Lawyer - Corporate M&A Focus - UK International Law Firm

We are seeking an experienced Senior Lawyer with a focus on Corporate M&A to join our prestigious UK International Law Firm in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The successful candidate will play a key role in providing expert legal advice and strategic counsel to our esteemed clients, contributing to the firm's growth and success in the region.

- Lead and manage complex Corporate M&A transactions, providing strategic legal advice and guidance to clients.
- Conduct due diligence, draft and negotiate transactional documents, and oversee the legal aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions.
- Provide expert legal support and counsel on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including joint ventures, restructuring, and regulatory compliance.
- Develop and maintain strong client relationships, ensuring exceptional service delivery and fostering long-term partnerships.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams and external advisors to deliver comprehensive legal solutions that align with clients' business objectives.
- Stay abreast of legal developments and industry trends, providing thought leadership and proactive guidance to clients and internal stakeholders.


- Qualified lawyer with a minimum of 8 years' experience in Corporate M&A, gained within a reputable law firm or corporate legal department.
- Expertise in advising on high-value, cross-border M&A transactions, with a strong understanding of UK and international legal frameworks.
- Proven track record of leading and managing complex corporate transactions, demonstrating sound judgement and exceptional negotiation skills.
- Strong commercial acumen and the ability to provide strategic, business-focused legal advice to clients.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients and collaborate effectively with colleagues and external partners.
- Admission to practice law in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Being admitted in UK or equivalent common law jurisdiction is highly desirable)
- Fluency in Arabic & English is essential.

SAR 50,000 to 75,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.

About the Company

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