Corporate Commercial Lawyer

    McGregor Boyall

    Job description / Role

    Corporate Commercial Lawyer Riyadh based

    Our client is a global technology firm. The company operates in over 100 countries around the globe.

    This is a regional role to cover many jurisdictions, including but not limited to, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Bahrain and Lebanon.

    Primary Functions:

    * Acts as a source of expert current knowledge of all legal, ethics & compliance programs and supports the development of an effective and pragmatic compliance culture
    * Initiates a communication program that ensures a clear understanding of legal compliance standards required of individuals conducting high risk activities in the business
    * Assess level of compliance with established policies, procedures and standards, across the organization as well as adequacy of internal controls within business, financial processes and operations
    * Performs proactive risk assessment to identify business processes in the sub-region and region which may represent a risk for the company, with an emphasis on financial, business controls and efficient business processes
    * Responsible for reporting and escalating risks, legal issues and best practices to Head of L&C for the MEA Region
    * Coordinate with all functions in identifying, developing and implementing improvements in response to legal requirements, legislation changes and company policy requirements
    * Participates in all the applicable subregion business approval boards and meetings, responsible for reporting and escalating legal issues and the relevant risks to the Head of L&C for the MEA Region.

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