General Counsel, Qatar

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Middle East

Linum Consult’s client is currently seeking a General Counsel, with a background in M&A transactions to join the company’s executive management team and support their legal affairs in Qatar.


  • Regularly interacting with the heads of the company’s Finance, Business Development, Strategy and Corporate Support departments, and advising them on a wide array of legal-related matters
  • Serving as a member of the company’s Investment Committee and General Tender Committee, and attending board meetings
  • Managing the legal aspects of all M&A transactions
  • Playing the lead role in appointing external legal counsel
  • Conducting legal due diligence
  • Developing and implementing transaction structures, drafting, negotiating, and finalising documentation
  • Monitoring the legal, regulatory and compliance aspects for a portfolio of companies, post-transaction


  • Bachelor’s degree in Law is essential, with a Master’s degree in Law highly desirable
  • At least 15 years of active practice working as a corporate partner in a top tier global law firm, as well as in-house working witch a recognised global or regional private equity firm and/or major multinational corporation
  • Substantial experience in cross-border Mergers & Acquisitions, particularly in emerging markets
  • Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English, and ideally some proficiency in Arabic
  • Preferably have experience working alongside Qatari governmental agencies
  • Excellent negotiation, leadership, and interpersonal skills


If you fulfil the minimum requirements stipulated by our client and are confidentially interested in applying then please drop Linum Consult a line with a copy of your CV and contact details to for the attention of Francis Ryan.

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