Charterhouse is working with a leading local bank in Qatar who are looking to hire a locally available candidate with a strong Legal profile who has a proven track record handling litigation cases for large organisations.
About the role
The role will ensure adequate legal actions and measures taken by the legal department are in place to handle all legal cases filed against or by the bank. You will also be responsible for monitoring and overseeing all legal and risk related transactions to ensure the Banks processes, policies and standards are in compliance with all laws and regulations.
You will report into the Legal Manager where you will provide legal advice to all stakeholders on litigation matters; recommend and implement required legal action; liaise with external legal counsels providing necessary information and also obtaining weekly follow-up on all legal actions and proceedings. You will also maintain the legal cases reporting tools; provide detailed reports to senior management and also participate in dedicated committees on cases; ensure criminal claims for bounced cheques are followed through with the appropriate authorities and also be involved in any other tasks as directed by the Legal Manager
This is a great and immediately available opportunity for a driven and team focused legal professional with 6 years PQE who has experience in a Local/Gulf Bank in the same role. You should have outstanding communication skills in Arabic and English and be locally available in Qatar and ready to start immediately.