Assistant Legal Advisor – Bahraini Nationals Only – BAHRAIN – Michael Page International (UAE) Limited
Reporting to the Head of the Department, the Assistant Legal Advisor will be responsible for monitoring, managing and mitigating the legal risks of the company.
Banking/ Financial Services
Duties and responsibilities include:
– Ensure overall sound legal risk exposures across the Bank, including review/scrutiny/comment on all agreements or contracts referred.- Provide legal opinions and respond to inquiries both verbally and in writing on issues affecting labor law, banking transactions, IT contracts etc- Draft and/or review all types of agreements and contracts- Draft and revise the Bank’s regulations of legal nature relating to credit, operations and personnel.- Negotiate with the counter-parties and co-ordinate the execution of necessary documentation to protect the interests of the company.- Liaise with lawyers representing the company in the Courts, following up execution of judgments, and recoveries.- Periodically review the company’s legal documentation and forms to ensure compliance with legal requirements and maximum protection for the Bank’s assets at all times.- Drafting in Arabic or English, legal notices and warnings or contract related letters of a legal nature, to ensure the company’s interests are protected.- Undertake legal translations of Arabic and English texts.- Any other responsibilities assigned from time to time.
– Bachelor degree in law.- 5 years PQE, with sound exposure to English Law.- At least 2 years experience in a financial institution.- Exposure to legal aspects of documentation relating to syndication, account operation, credit facilities, etc.- Sound interpersonal skills, and a good team player.- Fluent in spoken and written Arabic and English.
A competitive salary
|Career Level:||Mid Career|