Associate - Corporate Commercial - Bahrain

Location
Bahrain
Salary
Tax free senior level package
Posted
23 Nov 2021
Closes
21 Dec 2021
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

Our client is a leading Middle East firm and they are in need of an Associate based in the Corporate Commercial department you will be part of the M&A and General Corporate/Commercial team which is responsible for cross-border, local and international legal advisory in the wider MENA region and transactional acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures as well as the full gamut of corporate commercial mandates including franchising, agency, distribution and general commercial contracts. 

Their clients include global corporations, regionally listed and private corporations, governmental authorities, business enterprises, private equity firms and financial institutions to whom we provide a full service practice with specific industry sector focus.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Advising on deal structuring and strategy;
  • Conducting legal due diligence (M&A);;
  • Preparing, amending and negotiating acquisition agreements, shareholder agreements and joint venture agreements and other transactional related documentation;
  • VC and PE experience;
  • Demonstrating initiative with respect to client development and wider business development activities;
  • Legal project management;
  • Advising on the full spectrum of corporate commercial matters including licensing, franchising, agency, distribution and general commercial contracts.  Corresponding with regulators;
  • Advising on corporate governance matters; and
  • Ensuring billing average of 5.5 hours a day and collection targets are met

Requirements 

  • Post qualification experience – 2  – 4 years
  • Language(s) - English (Arabic a plus but not essential)
  • Qualifying jurisdiction/s - Common Law (preferably English law qualified and then US)   
  • Experience - Dual M&A and General Corporate/Commercial in either a leading global jurisdiction and/or the GCC/Bahrain
  • Background - Minimum of 2 years experience from a a high quality firm)

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