Charterhouse is working for a Qatar Bank who is looking to hire a Legal Manager with solid investment banking experience and is fluent in Arabic.
About the role
You will take the lead role managing the legal department which has a small team and will report direct to the CEO regarding all legal issues and legal regulations that will impact the operations, commercial and financial position of the bank. Key responsibilities include advising all legal aspects of transactions, drafting and reviewing various agreements such as loan, non- disclosure, inter-creditor and shareholder agreements; liaising with external legal counsel to prepare documentation, reviewing these and negotiating with the client and their legal representatives to finalise the agreements. You will also handle all legal opinion work, advice on lending and project finance, funding and investment advice.
The successful candidate should have a minimum of 11 years PQE and 5-6 years within a reputable bank with solid investment banking experience. You should possess strong knowledge of banking laws ideally in the GCC and be fluent in Arabic and English and an LLM or MBA is an advantage.