Department: Legal Affairs

Job Objectives
  • To manage the Dispute Resolution, Risk & Compliance Section of Legal Department.
  • To ensure Milaha and its staff and subsidiaries maintain and promote the highest standards of legal and regulatory compliance; and advance and protect the vital interests of the company and its reputation.
  • To analyze and study the position of Milaha and its subsidiaries in respect of potential dispute, and manage and coordinate with external counsel on litigation and arbitration.
  • To develop and monitor a framework on risk management and legal and regulatory compliance.
Requirements
  • Bachelor Degree in Law or equivalent
  • 8 – 10 years of experience in area of Litigation & Arbitration and Compliance function out of which 2-3 years in an in-house counsel role.
  • Civil Law License (Eg. Qatar, GCC, Egypt, Lebanon etc.)
  • Fully conversant with GCC court procedures and able to locate and interpret the applicable laws and judgements.
  • Good knowledge of Office and web applications
  • Arabic language skill is a must. Business English fluent.
  • Strong knowledge of local and international laws and regulations, and full understanding of Qatar court procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of civil law, company law, commercial laws, employment laws, QFC/QFMA laws and IPR.
  • Experience in various global sanction regimes, AML practices, governance administration and legal audit will be preferred.
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