Location:

Milton Keynes

Date posted:

3rd April 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

JH-Zahid

Staffing area:

Executive Search


Description

Would you like the opportunity to travel overseas, experience new cultures whilst still developing your professional career as an Assistant General Counsel?

We have a fantastic and progressive opportunity for an experienced legal professional to join a multinational conglomerate, owned by one of the most respected and wealthiest families in the middle east.

Based in Saudi Arabia you would be joining an expat community of millions who have already built a life and career there. Almost one third of the population in Saudi Arabia are made up of expats with many more continuing to migrate there to take advantage of the many benefits it offers, not least of all the hot sunny climate and tax-free earnings.

Expat life in Saudi Arabia has much to offer and provides a great intercultural experience. From discovering the countryside like the central plateau of Nejd to learning how Saudi Arabian people celebrate Eid ul-Fitr, up to tasting Saudi Arabia's favorite dishes such as kabsa.

The Opportunity

Robert Half Executive Search have been exclusively engaged by The Zahid Group to source an Assistant General Counsel.

The group who are backed by one of Saudi Arabia's most respected families and headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia has successfully evolved over the course of the last century from its origins as a modest trading concern to become a multi-national organisation, encompassing a diverse portfolio of companies. Operating across 11 sectors, covering 21 companies, 50 Brands, 4000+ employees and operating out of 12 countries.

Reporting directly into the General Counsel the Assistant General Counsel is part of a team of 20, you will be responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to the group to include the provision of as necessary, external legal advice in order to ensure that the group remains suitably legally protected in its activities. You'll provide robust and appropriate corporate governance arrangements, ensuring the smooth running of the Group and associated Board and Trustee meetings and committees.

Experience

  • Qualified Solicitor with extensive commercial and company law experience gained in a large law firm and/or in an international in-house legal department
  • Experience in leading professional teams
  • Experience in devising and carrying out legal strategies
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedure

Compensation

Competitive Tax Free Saudi Riyals plus a comprehensive package that includes but is not limited to: Accommodation or living allowance, Holidays, Schooling, Bonus, Family Medical Cover, Annual Flight allowance.

For an initial informal discussion please contact Jonathan Harvey on 0044 1908 208216.

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