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    Legal Counsel

    Qatar Foundation - Doha, Qatar

    Ref. JB1741111

    Job Description

    Job Purpose:

    To ensure ASCQ Holding Company is operating within the legal framework as per applicable local laws, regional & international laws and regulations and ensure that interest of ASCQ Holding Company are well protected at all times. To provide legal opinions on proposed company activities as required and provide reference to outsourced legal specialists as needed.

    Key Result Areas:

     Review and document all deals and transactions (agreements, contracts etc.) to which ASCQ Holding Company is a party to ensure protection of ASCQ Holding Company’s interests.
     Provide legal advice to all divisions including review and provision of opinion on all documents and instruments with legal implications such as bank guarantees, letters of credit, disclaimers on websites and portals.
     Keep abreast on new laws enacted to ensure ASCQ Holding Company is operating within legal framework locally, regionally and internationally.
     Provide input to policies and procedures with respect to contracting, e.g. ethics matters, consultant appointment, document retention etc.
     Prepare standard agreements for frequent/recurring contracts and business activities.


     Bachelor’s Degree in Law, in addition to license to practice law in Qatar or other country with similar jurisdiction.
     Knowledge of applicable laws under which ASCQ Holding Company operates
     Ability to analyze legal issues and disputes
     Ability to work as a member of or lead a team
     Attention to detail
     Communication and presentation skills
     Fluency in English and Arabic; oral and written.
     10 years Legal experience in a leading institution

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Doha, Qatar
    Company Industry:
    Community/Social Services/and Nonprofit
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
    Job Role:
    Employment Status:
    Full time
    Employment Type:
    Monthly Salary Range:
    Number of Vacancies:

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Mid Career
    Years of Experience:
    Min: 10
    Residence Location:
    Bachelor's degree / higher diploma

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    About This Company

    Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is a private, chartered, nonprofit organization, founded in 1995 by His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Emir of Qatar. Guided by the principle that a nation's greatest resource is the potential of its people, Qatar Foundation aims to develop that potential through a network of centers devoted to progressive education, research and community welfare.