In-House Legal Counsel

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  • Location: Qatar
  • Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Job Ref: 843

Role Details

Our Qatar-based Client is a progressive and well-known group of companies with various business interests. They are seeking to appoint an experienced In-House Legal Counsel to support the next exciting stage of growth as they expand into new jurisdictions and products.

This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic, exciting, and fast-paced environment reporting to a down to earth, ambitious, curious and entrepreneurial Chairman to provide the group with quality, accurate and relevant advice on the whole spectrum of legal matters. 


  • Providing accurate, relevant, and timely advice to the Chairman on a variety of legal topics that relate to the business sector and the group’s products and services.
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various commercial contracts and agreements.
  • Managing and mitigating legal risks by designing and implementing company policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance with all local and some international laws and regulations that apply to the business.
  • Promoting legal, compliance and risk management best practice throughout the company.
  • Communicating with and managing any third-party bodies such as external counsel or auditors.
  • Designing and delivering legal training to the business.
  • Staying up to date with changes to legislation, particularly in relation to laws, rules and regulations that directly affect the group.

Ideal Candidate

  • Demonstrates a commercial mindset and business acumen. 
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of commercial and corporate law.
  • At least 5 years PQE working experience as a commercial lawyer working in-house or in a leading law firm.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent negotiating and drafting skills.
  • Can build and maintain strong professional relationships across the business.
  • Has the ability to communicate complex legal issues and risks in terms that non-legal colleagues can understand.
  • Able to work in a highly autonomous role.

The Package

A competitive salary and benefits package is available

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