Senior Legal Counsel (Arabic)

Charterhouse

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Posted
Ref: GP186-4550

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with a major construction company who are heavily involved in Saudi Vison 2030. Our client is looking to hire a Senior Lawyer to work on the ground in Riyadh, advising on huge construction and infrastructure projects, reporting to the KSA CEO and legal team based in the UAE.

This will be a sole counsel position, meaning the day-to-day responsibilities will be varied and challenging. You will be required to work on contracts and agreements, general corporate and give advice on compliance matters, whilst managing risk. You will also be involved in any disputes against the business.

Requirements

The successful candidate should have a minimum of 8 years’ experience, ideally from a top law firm or other multinational construction / engineering company. KSA experience is desired but Middle East experience is essential. You should be fully bilingual (Arabic and English) and have experience of managing disputes / litigation processes.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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