Senior Partner - Law Firm Expansion

JEX Personnel

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: SP004-126

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Senior Partner - Law Firm Expansion to Saudi Arabia - Unique Opportunity

We are seeking a highly experienced and dynamic Senior Partner to lead our clients expansion into Saudi Arabia.

This is a unique opportunity to establish a strong presence in a growing market and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our clients operations in the region.

The ideal candidate will possess extensive legal expertise, leadership skills, and a deep understanding of the Saudi Arabian legal landscape.

- Lead the strategic planning and execution of the firm's expansion into Saudi Arabia, including the establishment of a local office and recruitment of a talented legal team
- Provide expert legal counsel and representation to clients in a wide range of practice areas, with a focus on navigating the complexities of the Saudi Arabian legal system
- Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including government entities, corporate clients, and industry associations
- Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Saudi Arabian office, ensuring compliance with local regulations and adherence to the firm's quality and ethical standards
- Collaborate with the firm's global leadership to develop and implement business development strategies tailored to the Saudi Arabian market
- Serve as a mentor and coach to junior lawyers, contributing to their professional growth and development within the firm


- Proven track record of success as a legal practitioner with significant experience operating in the Saudi Arabian legal environment
- Admission to practice law in Saudi Arabia and in good standing with the relevant regulatory authorities
- Demonstrated leadership abilities, with a keen understanding of the nuances of managing a diverse and multicultural team
- Exceptional communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence a wide range of stakeholders
- Strong business acumen and a strategic mindset, with the ability to identify and capitalize on opportunities for growth and expansion
- High ethical standards and a commitment to upholding the firm's values and reputation
- Fluency in Arabic and English, both written and spoken, to effectively engage with clients and team members

SAR 60,000 to 100,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: Will be dependent on book oof business and contacts

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