Charterhouse is working with an established IT Services & Solutions Provider who are looking to hire a Bi-lingual In-house Legal Counsel. This role will report to the COO and will undertake a broad range of corporate, commercial, contracts and litigation legal work across the organisation.
About the role
This role will have main responsibility for all legal matters involving, developing, drafting, reviewing, amending and negotiating commercial agreements, contracts, documents and IT Service Agreements. Accountabilities also include providing legal advice across the organisation relating to IT transactions such as MSA, SLA’s, Service Schedules, software licenses and development agreements. You will also advise on contract interpretation and implementation as well as ensure protection and enforcement of IP rights. You will oversee and mitigate legal disputes to minimize risk to the company and employees as well as ensure that the business is fully compliant at all times.
The successful candidate will have at least 5-7 years’ experience in Qatar with a solid understanding the Qatari laws rules and regulations. You will be fluent in Arabic and English and be able to read and draft all legal documentation in both Arabic and English. Preference is for a candidate with in-house Legal Counsel experience and IT Services & Solutions industry experience is an advantage but not a requirement.