Legal Counsel - Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 48
Role Number:200151292
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Key Qualifications

  • Significant years of legal experience in a legal department of an international company or international law firm with a focus on Saudi Arabia.
  • An LLM or Bar qualification from a leading institution or jurisdiction.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Business oriented and technology savvy.
  • Excellent at building strong relationships.
  • Thrives at being part of a team and at working cross-functionally.
  • Capable of being a self-starter and to being the primary point of contact for issues relating to Saudi Arabia in an extremely fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills: ability to speak-up, convince and confront ideas to get to the right decision. Capacity to communicate in clear and concise manner.
  • Good judgement, hard worker, curious, creative, phenomenal attention to detail and open-minded/international culture


- Being a strong and integrated business partner and providing legal advice on a variety of complex issues and projects in Saudi Arabia with a particular focus on the regulatory space. - Draft, review and manage a wide range of legal documents. - Work cross functionally with other support functions.

Education & Experience

An LLM or Bar qualification from a leading institution or jurisdiction.

Additional Requirements

  • Ready to travel on a regular basis