Deputy GM, Corporate & Commercial Legal Services – Career Hunters – Kuwait


Assist Group Manager, Legal Services in formulating the Company and Commercial Legal advice function strategic plans and budgets, identifying the long term direction for the legal advice function in order to support the Company business plans.
Contribute to the identification of the strategic trends in the business and new laws and regulations and ensure alignment with and implementation of best practices to set a state of the art legal advice function across the Company
Participate in due diligence in order to assess the legal effects on the operations of the agencies, procurement, mergers and acquisitions contracts, investment contracts … etc. and recommend solutions.
Ensure that the meetings and decisions of Board of Directors, finalized minutes of meetings, sanctioned approvals, and signatures are in compliance with the law and regulations.
Ensure that the decisions of Board of Directors and Minutes of Meetings (MOM) are well documented and archived as per legal requirement.
Implement commercial, legal and contractual strategies for the business which are consistent with the long term interests of the company. Highlight risk issues where relevant, and seek ways to mitigate risk through innovative solutions.
Draft/evaluate/approve contracts, such as commercial, labor, financial, dealership, procurement, construction, maintenance, merger and acquisition contracts, investment contracts, bank contracts, etc… with principals, employees, financial institutions and all second party institutions in order to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and protect the Group’s interests and assist in contract negotiations.
Advise Senior Management and the Board in formulating corporate legal compliance and regulatory policies.
Provide legal support to the various departments/business units by assisting in and responding to queries related to legal matters, and interpreting laws related to employee relations, service level agreements, outsourcing, data protection, labor, commercial, customers, and legal firm relations.
Represent the Group in arbitration cases and procedures.
Advise on the arrangements for outsourced legal advice, identify opportunities for improvements and coordinate with external legal firms and practitioners.
Evaluate and advise on the impact of new regulatory actions, such new laws and regulations, Provide factual legal analysis; write reports, assessments and recommendations to management to ensure full compliance with the applicable laws and regulations.
Review legal requirements as required by Corporate Governance and any other statutory requirements regarding the formation and operation of the company before submission for relevant Authorities.
Review and approve reports on commercial legal affairs.
Maintain knowledge of developments and trends and best practices in the area of legal advice, new laws and regulations, jurisprudence, etc…

Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-02-19
Job Location: Al Kuwait, Kuwait
Job Role: Legal
Company Industry: Employment Placement Agencies/Recruiting

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Management
Nationality: United Arab Emirates; Bahrain; Djibouti; Algeria; Egypt; Iraq; Jordan; Comoros; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Morocco; Mauritania; Oman; Palestine; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Sudan; Somalia; Syria; Tunisia; Yemen
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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