Legal Counsel - Shipping Industry - Tax Free

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Salary: €Neg DOE

Contract type: Full-time

Location: Saudi Arabia

Job Activities

Job Purpose:

  • Advising on all legal affairs in order to protect our client’s interests including but not limited to advising on contracts such as charter parties, insurance policies, ship building/repair contracts etc. and transactions such as financings, merger and acquisition and joint ventures. Advising on compliance with local/industry legislations
    and regulations.

Key Accountabilities:

Legal Advisory:

  • Provide general legal advisory on all aspects of legal affairs including contracting regarding the core business of shipping such as charter parties, insurance policies,
    ship building/repair contracts and other supply and service contracts to protect our client’s interest.
  • Provide general legal advisory on large scale transactions of financings, joint ventures and merger and acquisitions.
  • Advise on disputes and legal claims.

Legislation and Regulations:

  • Advise upon request on any international legislation that governs the different aspects of maritime industry such as pollution caused by the ships or handling of
    hazardous material.

Case Management:

  • Manage each case assigned within time and professional requirements.
  • Draft contracts or legal documents for all internal clients to minimize risk and legal implications and maximize legal protection for our client.

Vendor Management:

  • Ensure efficient and quality provision of legal services to our client by external providers of legal and litigation services globally under the agreed conditions.


  • Minimum 10+ years of business development experience in Financial Services
  • Proven track record of meeting sales targets in business development / new business development
  • Must possess a strong sales methodology to plan and develop sales
  • Outstanding ability to develop relationships and negotiate new contract


  • Experience in Managed Services an advantage
  • Experience using Salesforce


*NB: All applicants CVS will be reviewed and should your skillset match our client’s requirements, we will contact you via email / mobile.  We are also happy to consider you for other open opportunities within Firstaff.  If however, you object to us holding your data on file, please acknowledge via email by return.

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