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Job Specification

  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Experience: 5 to 10 years
  • Job Code: JB102124
  • Expiry Date: Oct 12, 2017

Job Summary

  • Functional Area: Legal
  • Job Role: Legal Counsel
  • Location:  Egypt

Job Description

  • Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance etc.)
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company‚Äôs full legal rights
  • Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
  • Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation
Requirements:
  • Proven experience as a legal counsel in business environment
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information
  • Excellent relationship management and communication skills necessary for interaction with the Government, Judicial system and negotiating parties
  • BSc degree in Law or J.D. degree
  • MA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered an advantage