Charterhouse is working with an investment house who are looking to hire a Legal Counsel who has a solid and proven track record working in Qatar. Our client has a wide portfolio of investments across various sectors and due to expansion, they are looking for a bilingual candidate who can bring a wealth of experience and legal expertise to the corporate commercial team reporting to the Head of Legal.
About the role
Working alongside a team of other Legal Counsels and Paralegals you will support the organisation with a cross-functional legal role. Supporting the Group in all corporate commercial work such as contract management and negotiations, drafting and reviewing a variety of commercial contracts in Arabic and English. You will also manage HR and Labour Law compliance. You will work on financial transactions and matters, provide day to day legal services for the organisation and any subsidiaries as well as working with outside counsel on any Dispute Resolution matters.
The successful candidate should be fluent in both Arabic and English and be a qualified Lawyer with 10 years PQE. You should have experience working within a family group and/or in Real Estate, Finance and Corporate Law. In addition, you should have solid knowledge of the Qatar laws, rules and regulations as well as a solid track record of drafting and reviewing complex documents in Arabic and English. Sharia Law knowledge is preferred and candidates should be able to provide an NOC in Qatar if they are not already on family sponsorship.