Senior Legal Counsel, Global Communications

Taylor Root
Saudi Arabia, Riyadh
26 Nov 2023
24 Dec 2023
Mark Anderson
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level

Senior Legal Counsel, Global Communications

CLIENT: We've been instructed on an extremely rare role, enabling prospective candidates to work with one of the largest and most successful global communications companies in the world.

They regularly engage on requirements for governments, corporates, multinationals, celebrities, sports bodies and media projects. When you see anything large scale involving the need for public relations, this client is probably involved.

ROLE: Forming part of a small but globally networked legal team, you'll be based in Riyadh, but covering the Middle East and North Africa region, reporting through to a Head of Legal in Europe.

* Drafting and reviewing complex, often sensitive commercial contracts and agreements.
* Examples are licensing, services, procurement and vendor.
* Ability work globally as needed, this team work together on huge clients, so you need to be agile.

CANDIDATE: There are some essential criteria, mixed in with preferences, such as:

* Fully fluent Arabic skills. A Saudi national would be ideal but not essential.
* At least 4-5 years of post-qualified experience, up to around 10 years.
* Working knowledge of data protection laws.
* Exposure and understanding of compliance and anti-corruption.
* Combination of private practice and in-house experience.
* Broad corporate and commercial experience, additionally covering IP and employment.

Please do get in touch to discuss, we have a full job spec available.

REF: PR/231091

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