Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Legal Counsel to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues;
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts, and other legal documents to ensure the company‚Äôs full legal rights;
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations;
  • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces;
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation;
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance;
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority, etc.), creating relations of trust;
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization;
  • Negotiates frame agreements and other contractual terms in collaboration with relevant business managers;
  • Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility;
  • Manages, liaises with and oversees use of external service providers, including external counsel;
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies;
  • Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance, etc.).

Requirements:

  • degree in Law or equivalents;
  • At least two (2) years working experience in law firm or legal department;
  • Ability to manage numerous simultaneous projects and meet tight deadlines;
  • Sound judgment and ability to analyze situations and information;
  • Must have at least 5 years and up of combined experience in the corporate setting and Law firm;
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures;
  • Bachelor of Law and Legal Management;
  • Vast experience working on different cases and/or projects as well as experience working at all levels of management;
  • Specialty in administrative law and procedures (SAUDI & International Law);
  • A proven track record of creating effective legal strategies;
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity;
  • BSc degree in Law or J.D. degree;
  • Possess and ability to remain calm and composed during times of uncertainty and stress;
  • MA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered an advantage;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English language.