Legal Counsel - Saudi Arabia - BAE Systems plc
2 - 6 years' PQE (guide only)
£Attractive tax free package
BAE Systems is a global defence and security company with approximately 90,000 employees in more than 40 countries. The Company delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and support services. In 2018 BAE Systems reported sales of £18.4 billion.
BAE Systems has a proud heritage of delivering training to the Royal Saudi Airforce for over 50 years in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join us as a Legal Counsel based in Riyadh.
2 x Legal Counsel - Saudi Arabia positions:
We are seeking to appoint two highly motivated Legal Counsels to be involved in a wide variety of work, including advising on high value and complex contracts in connection with military goods and services, corporate M&A, management of associated companies, operational and employment related issues, and other ad hoc legal advice.
In addition to corporate and commercial matters, you will take a lead role in developing and implementing policies across the business relating to business conduct and sector specific regulation, including export control, regulatory compliance and corporate governance.
To be considered for the Legal Counsel - Saudi Arabia positions you will need to have between circa 2 - 6 years' experience, although more/less will be considered, and have gained appropriate experience with a leading law firm or in-house legal team. International or multi-jurisdictional experience is advantageous.
These roles demand a commercial approach however you do not only have to be a commercial contracts solicitor to apply. Applications from Corporate, Banking, Commercial Litigation and other commercial disciplines will be considered. The key is that you are commercial minded and are able and willing to work creatively and flexibly on a broad range of legal and commercial matters.
Successful applicants will receive a generous package including a tax free salary, overseas allowance, car allowance, bonus scheme and a considerable range of benefits including: generous leave and business class flight allowances, rent-free fully furnished accommodation located on a secure compound with free use of a large gym, swimming pools, tennis / squash courts, 10 pin bowling alley, shops, travel agent, restaurants and much more.
In addition free healthcare in the Kingdom is provided, there is access to a range of BAE Systems corporate benefits including share scheme, and in Kingdom schooling or a boarding school allowance is available for children of secondary school age.
Please note that all appointments in Saudi Arabia are subject to receipt of all necessary government approvals.
To apply, please contact our exclusively retained consultant Craig Wilson at BCL Legal. Email:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for applications: Friday 21st June 2019
All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to BCL Legal for consideration.
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