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Counsel - Corporate Compliance

Jameson Legal
Saudi Arabia
£164342.59 - £205428.24 per annum
Closing date
8 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Experience Level
Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Regulatory/Compliance (except Banking/Finance)
4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

Are you interested in joining a globally recognised company?

We are currently seeking a Compliance Counsel to play a pivotal role within a Law Organisation's newly established Corporate Compliance Organisation.

As part of this team, you will offer invaluable insight and expertise in international Trade Compliance and Sanctions, addressing a diverse array of compliance challenges encountered by a multinational energy corporation and its subsidiaries worldwide.

Your responsibilities will include advancing the Company's compliance goals by offering legal counsel, supervision, and strategic guidance on a variety of intricate legal and business matters pertaining to global export, customs regulations, and economic sanctions laws.

Minimum requirements:

  • Currently licensed, admitted to practice, and in good standing with a state bar association in the United States/United Kingdom/ EU.
  • Graduated from an accredited U.S./UK/EU law school.
  • Possesses 5-10 years of experience in trade controls and sanctions within a large multinational corporation.
  • Direct experience with US and EU export licensing requirements and global trade controls operations.
  • Familiarity with SAP Global Trade Services (GTS) or other trade controls compliance-related electronic systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage business line leaders to facilitate the timely implementation of new procedures and legal requirements.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing trade controls and sanctions legal advice pertinent to the jurisdiction and tailored to the operational requirements of the business.
  • Formulating business procedures and delivering legal counsel and operational guidance concerning export, customs, and economic sanctions regulatory adherence.
  • Identifying trade control risks, and devising and implementing risk management measures.
  • Creating and conducting trade controls and sanctions training sessions for personnel within business lines and corporate functions.
  • Monitoring the performance of business units to ensure the adequate implementation of legal compliance requirements.
  • Conducting and reviewing regulatory compliance due diligence for prospective business ventures and acquisitions.
  • Staying abreast of legal and regulatory mandates and developments to ensure the currency and accuracy of compliance policies and procedures.
  • Providing comprehensive compliance counseling and guidance to support extensive global operations, including numerous subsidiaries and joint ventures.

Location: Saudi Arabia.

Please reach out if you would like to discuss this role, or explore other opportunities in the market at:

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.


Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

Company info
+44 203 427 3148
24 Greville Street
United Kingdom

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