Manager - Legal (KSA) SCHOOL SUPPORT CENTRE Posted on October 18, 2019 3 - 4 years Riyadh - Saudi Arabia Any Nationality Send Me Jobs Like This SEND Alert Set Successfully Opening 01 Job Description EMAIL JOB SEND Email sent successfully. SHARE JOB About the RoleKey Accountabilities:Corporate governance- Co-ordinate preparation of agenda and other documents for quarterly Board and Committee meetings- Attending all board and committee meetings to provide guidance and advice on Saudi law and procedure to the board and committee members and to take accurate minutes- Circulate and finalise minutes and actions trackers following each board and committee meeting and following up with relevant parties in relation to the sameLitigation- Pre-disputes: provide the business with pre-litigation advice (on mostly Saudi court litigation) and strategy, in consultation with the GEMS General Counsel/ SVP Legal (Dubai based team)- Develop case strategy and arguments, in consultation with SVP Legal GEMS General Counsel/ SVP Legal ((Dubai based team)- Engage, effectively instruct and manage external counsel on disputesCorporate/commercial transactions- Support the business on high value commercial contracts- Assist GEMS General Counsel/ SVP Legal (UAE) on Saudi corporate M&A and joint ventures including drafting Term Sheets, coordinating due diligence exercises, instructing and managing external counsel and providing advice and summaries to internal business teams- Advising on legal structuring and licensing issues- Co-ordinating with Paralegals with respect to POAs, resolutions, constitutional documents and licensing issuesReal Estate and construction- Review and negotiate high value leases (initially under the supervision of more senior team members based in Dubai)- Advise on construction contracts for new school projects and co-ordinating advice from external counsel on such projectsRegulatory advice- Providing regulatory advice to the business on various areas including Private Education regulations, child safeguarding, data protection, anti-bribery and corruption, foreign investment licensing etc- Assisting UAE based legal team to implement policies in the above areas, based on GEMS own policies- Keeping up to date and providing updates to the General Counsel on development in Saudi lawEmployment advice- Regulatory advice- Assisting on department projects such as development of legal templates, policies and procedures etcJob-Specific Knowledge & Skills:- Must have at least 3 years experience on the ground in Saudi Arabia- Experience of managing local court (Saudi) litigation required- Experience of drafting and negotiating commercial contracts (in both English and Arabic)- M&A and joint venture experience preferred but not essential- Strong drafting and communication skills- Must be a self starter with the willingness and ability to operate independently with limited supervision- Strong relationship and client management skills and ability to prioritize effectively- Must be bilingual English/Arabic (written and spoken) Company Industry Education / Training / Teaching / Academics Department/Functional Area Lawyers / Legal Advisors Keywords Manager - Legal (KSA) REPORT THIS JOB Disclaimer: Naukrigulf.com is only a platform to bring jobseekers & employers together. Applicants are advised to research the bonafides of the prospective employer independently. We do NOT endorse any requests for money payments and strictly advice against sharing personal or bank related information.We also recommend you visit Security Advice for more information. If you suspect any fraud or malpractice, email us at email@example.com People Looking for Legal Manager Jobs also searched Legal Manager Jobs Legal Officer Jobs Legal Associate Jobs Lawyer Jobs Legal Jobs Commercial Contracts Jobs Litigation Jobs SCHOOL SUPPORT CENTRE View Contact Details Contact Name/ Designation: - Website http://careers.gemseducation.com/gems/VacancyDetail.aspx?VacancyID=145814 Additional Information Required Employer has requested some additional information along with your application for this job Cancel Login to Naukrigulf Continue using GOOGLE FACEBOOK All your activity will remain private or Forgot Password?