Legal Counsel
ELAN Group
قطر
منذ 3 ساعات
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JOB PURPOSE :

  • Responsible for provision of sound legal advice to the Organization on all legal matters to ensure protection against legal exposure and liability for both transactions and dispute resolution exercises.
  • Responsible for identification of legal risk associated with managerial decisions as well as provides recommendation on the risk minimization.
  • Reviews and assesses legal disputes facing the Organization and provides legal opinion to guide management decision.
  • Defend the organisation in dispute resolution exercises.
  • KEY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
  • Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of operational procedures and internal controls covering Legal activity, in line with legislative requirements and effective legal policies.
  • Responsible for evaluation of corporate compliance with relevant legislative and governmental requirements as well as provides recommendations to address these in order to protect the Organization’s interests.
  • Create templates of contracts and other supporting documents used all the Organization’s team in their core activities.
  • Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken.
  • Review all contracts or any other documentation where the Organization has committed itself and assess legal implications that need to be brought to the executive management’s attention.
  • Prepare, review and modify contractual instruments to assist and support various business activities.
  • Negotiate, review and draft documentation for business transactions and advise on the legal risks / opportunities therein.
  • Assess legal-related risks as well as provides recommendations to eliminate / minimize sources of the potential risks identified.

  • Provide legal support to the organization for transactions and dispute resolution exercises.
  • Ensure compliance to regulatory requirements at the organization level
  • Analyse legal implications of new projects, investments, alliances and any other strategic initiatives to ensure that all legal risks are identified, and the Organization interests are safeguarded from legal perspectives.
  • Provide legal counsel to the organization with respect to its operations
  • Develop relationship with law firms and relevant third parties involved in legal activities
  • Provide other services to the organization such as Legal Research and assist HR in employee misconduct management.
  • Perform any other work-related duties assigned by the Group Chief Legal Officer.
  • QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS :

  • Law degree is required (LLB or equivalent)
  • Post graduate law degree such as BVC, LPC or LLM is an added advantage
  • Professional certification from relevant institutions will be an added advantage
  • Above 5 years inhouse / corporate experience on high volumes
  • Good understanding of Qatar legal base and international conventions
  • Very good understanding of local / Gulf business environment
  • Very good understanding of procurement standards and practices
  • Very good knowledge in local media laws
  • Excellent knowledge of copyright and intellectual property management
  • Excellent contract management skills
  • Good negotiation skills
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