Head of Legal – FS company in Bahrain – Michael Page International (UAE) Limited


Senior Legal role, generalist responsibilities but with primary focus on Corporate, FS and Banking work

Client Details

This is a multinational business with an instantly recognisable name on the global platform. They have a strong regional presence with primary functions being in Bahrain, Saudi and the UAE. The legal team is split across these jurisdictions with the core of the dept being based in Manama

Draft review and assist in negotiating all legal contracts; Primarily specific FS documentation and payments/Fintech related agreementsKeep abreast of legislative changes by interacting regularly with regulatory bodies and Central Banks Key role in ensuring company’s compliance with all laws and regulationsBroader generalist inhouse responsibilities such as employment, disputes management, IP, etc


To be considered you MUST have the following:
Full fluency in English and ArabicAt least 9 years of experience Exposure to FS sector, ideally from a large Bank or Payments company Experience of having managed a team is a plus point but not prerequisite

Job Offer

On offer is a senior role within a household name company, with good quality work in an ever-changing sub-sector within Financial Services. This person would have a key role in the strategic growth of the business in this region, and would also be managing a full team of lawyers.

The role will be based in Bahrain where there is a small but very powerful FS district, and plenty of cross border transactions on offer. Not to mention tax free living and an excellent quality of life.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2021-04-05
Job Location: Bahrain
Job Role: Legal
Company Industry: Law Firm
Monthly Salary: US $10,000

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Management

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