Our client is a leading diversified group who is looking to hire a Legal Manager, to support the business and their future growth and the legal department through a transformation. Reporting to the Chairman and leading a team of 5, this is a fundamental role in the business which will require an individual who is a forward thinking and has a strong commercial background with experience in Qatar.
About the role
The client has a strong portfolio of revenue streams in various industries and as they continue to expand into new revenue streams they will also require someone who has solid Joint Venture experience. Key accountabilities include all corporate commercial legal issues, dispute resolutions and drafting of extensive and detailed commercial contracts ensuring compliance under Qatari Law whilst minimising use of external counsel. You will also be responsible for reviewing and overseeing of all commercial and foreign capital investment and general legal issues that arise across the business, such as the formation and registration of legal and foreign entities, LLC’s and joint ventures.
The successful candidate should be a driven, pro-active, forward thinking and focused individual with solid in-house experience working ideally within a diversified business group. You should have a minimum of 10 years PQE with solid joint venture experience and a proven track record of transforming a legal department through the introduction of new processes, systems and methodologies. You should also have the ability to demonstrate excellent leadership, compliance with an ability to present and influence at senior executive level.