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Senior Counsel, Damam, Saudi Arabia

Employer
Jameson Legal
Location
Saudi Arabia
Salary
£164342.59 - £205428.24 per annum
Closing date
8 Jul 2024
Reference
MBP-IM-15201

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Job Details


Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work with one of the world's most successful companies?

We are currently seeking a Corporate Counsel with expertise in general commercial and corporate governance to join their team. This role offers a challenging and sophisticated in-house opportunity.

As the Corporate Counsel, you will be responsible for providing corporate secretarial support to their subsidiary and affiliated entities. This includes serving as the corporate secretary for their wholly-owned, in-Kingdom subsidiaries.

You will also provide guidance and advice on corporate governance matters and handle a wide range of related issues that arise within a global energy company with numerous subsidiaries, affiliates, and joint ventures.

Experience:

  • Currently licensed, admitted to practice, and in good standing in the United States, Canada, England & Wales, the European Union, or an equivalent jurisdiction
  • 6+ years of experience with a strong law firm, large corporation, or other sophisticated business organisation
  • General corporate experience providing legal advice and support to senior management and/or a board of directors
  • Energy industry (oil and gas, petrochemical, power or oil field services), public company and international experience are a plus
  • Experience in general commercial and corporate governance, preferably in a corporate legal department or law firm
  • Strong knowledge of corporate governance principles and best practices

Responsibilities:

  • Serving as the corporate secretary for their in-Kingdom subsidiaries, ensuring compliance with corporate governance requirements
  • Advising boards of directors and related committees, as well as senior management
  • Organising and managing board meetings, and provide guidance on board authority and corporate governance matters
  • Preparing proxies, powers of attorney, and other governance-related delegations
  • Managing the appointment of board directors, shareholder representatives, and other roles
  • Advising on shareholder issues and facilitate communication between the subsidiary, parent company, and other affiliates
  • Overseeing, utilising, and updating the data set in an entity management system
  • Collaborating with attorneys and legal professionals globally to provide legal and commercial support for various entities within the company

Join the team and be part of a dynamic and innovative company that values its employees, and offers excellent career growth opportunities. Apply now to take the next step in legal career!

Please contact matt.pollard@jamesonlegal.com for further information.

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.


Company

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
Website
Telephone
+44 203 427 3148
Location
24 Greville Street
London
London
EC1N 8SS
United Kingdom

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