Legal Counsel, Qatar

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Middle East

Linum Consult’s client is a major company currently seeking a bilingual Arabic- and English-speaking Legal Counsel, to join their team and support their legal affairs in Qatar.


  • Manage contracts and agreements between the company and external parties and providing legal opinions wherever necessary
  • Formulate policies and procedures for various legal activities. Provide advice and counsel to the company’s different business units
  • Study constitutions, statutes, laws, rulings, and regulations of Qatar and follow their updates to determine any legal implications to the company
  • Ensure business units’, divisions’, and departments’ compliance with the overall legal policies and regulations
  • Prepare periodic reports highlighting the company’s compliance with laws, submitting to the Legal Director


  • Bachelor’s degree in Law is essential, with a Master’s degree in Law highly desirable, and admittance to the Bar
  • At least 5-10 years of active practice working as a legal counsel in a top tier global law firm, as well as in-house working with a recognised global or regional private equity firm and/or major multinational corporation
  • Previous experience of managing external counsel and other service providers
  • Excellent communication skills in spoken and written English and in Arabic
  • Strong IT skills, in particular with MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent negotiation 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 Fatima Rodriguez.

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