Head of Legal - Investment Bank in Riyadh

England Permanent £12,915 - £15,068
  • Senior legal role with one of the largest investment banks in the region
  • Varied workload primarily focused on large scale transactional work

About Our Client

This is one of the most prominent Financial Services institutions in the Middle East, and in terms of asset sizes they are one of the largest Islamic banks in the world.

Job Description

Whilst there are generalist inhouse responsibilities such as employment, commercial contracts, compliance, etc, the primary focus of this person will be on transactional work. The following areas will be covered

  • Capital Markets
  • Asset Management
  • Investment Banking
  • Corporate / Private Equity
  • Brokerage

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate would have at least 10 years of experience, and a strong grounding in either capital markets, asset management or private equity.

Whilst those with inhouse experience in a similar FS institution would be the ideal, we are also open to strong senior lawyers coming from top global law firms.

There is no specific preference re nationality, language skills or current location.

What's on Offer

What this role offers primarily is an undeniably excellent quality of work. The transactions are as varied as they are complex, and this hire will take a lead role on them.

Secondly, the brand name of this company is instantly recognisable. This combined with their longevity in the market should offer candidates some comfort with regards to the stability of the business.

The role itself is a senior one within the business, allowing this hire to be involved in having a say in key business decisions.

Saad Akhtar
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Saad Akhtar
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+971 4 7090321
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