Corporate M&A Legal Counsel

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6517

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As the Legal Counsel, you will provide Legal Advice on M&A, Venture Capital and other corporate finance transactions

Client Details

A major telecommunications operator with presence across the Middle East.


Reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel, this person will have the following responsibilities:

* Provide M&A and venture capital legal advice in respect of transactions across multiple jurisdictions (often cross-border), adopting a collaborative business-partnering approach.
* Coordinate and manage external legal support and collaborate with other colleagues (e.g. from M&A, venture capital, finance, tax, HR teams) to provide effective legal support to wider business colleagues in relation to structuring, term sheets, due diligence, closing and post-closing integration.
* Support on other strategic transactions and corporate finance projects.
* Develop and manage, with assistance of external counsel, foreign direct investment and merger control strategy.

Job Offer

* Competitive, tax-free salary and incentive structure.
* Opportunity to work for a leading telecommunications operator in the region.
* Dynamic, exciting environment with a focus on expansion.


* 4+ years of experience in Corporate M&A
* Previous experience in Private Practice will be valued
* Experience in a telecommunications or technology company
* Common Law qualified.
* Excellent communication, stakeholder management and leadership skills.
* Demonstrated ability to manage complex transactions or projects

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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