LEGAL ANALYST/ASSOCIATE – JEDDAH
About Institution Quraysh
Institution Quraysh is an innovative transnational legal consulting firm focusing on the Middle East, particularly Saudi Arabia and Qatar. We provide high-end advisory services at the cutting edge of law and policy.
The firm benefits from an array of internationally qualified and experienced partners, consultants and lawyers drawing together expertise in key areas that include energy, project finance, construction and infrastructure, corporate and banking advisory, international commercial dispute resolution as well as non-profit organisation research and development projects with sovereign entities.
Our Legal Analysts and Associates gain invaluable experience and exposure from working with us in our flat and rapidly expanding organisation. You would be working with one of the leading niche law firms in the Middle East with an exceptional track record and strong market position.
Our Partners highly value people development as a core focus of the firm and we have an impressive network of legal business professionals who are able to assist in progressing your career. The position offers high profile visibility, and an opportunity to be part of a growing firm. We are able to offer a competitive salary within a tax-free jurisdiction.
Skills and Requirements
We have a fairly small, diverse team at iQ and the person who joins us would enjoy the unique culture we foster.
We are looking for an experienced corporate attorney to join our growing firm in our Jeddah office and welcome applications from candidates with 2-5 years’ experience with a distinguished international law firm, particularly in the fields of international corporate and financial law.
The candidate should possess excellent legal drafting and transaction management skills, as well as excellent communication and analytical skills with the proven ability to liaise effectively with clients.
We are looking for someone who would who take initiative and be keen to develop new ideas to the benefit of the practice. The candidate should be able to respond flexibly to events as they unfold to best meet the needs of the practice and our clients.
An awareness of the balance between the need for a quick turnaround with longer-term strategy is critical. The ideal candidate would be highly driven and solution-oriented, with strong leadership skills. Good IT skills are essential for this role and proficiency in Arabic would be a distinct advantage.
Duties and responsibilities
- Managing legal transactions and client relations.
- Drafting, negotiating, editing and reviewing corporate and transaction documents.
- Identifying prospective clients and liaising with Partners on suitable strategic approaches.
- Drafting, reviewing and editing materials for proposals.
- Mentoring and assisting in the development of junior team members
- Assist with firm administrative issues
Application and Interview Process
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Candidate” in the subject line. We will endeavor to get back to you within two weeks from the date we receive your resume.
This will be a conversational “fit” interview. Conversational interviews focus on understanding the candidate as a person by learning about his or her values, strengths and weaknesses. They help us assess “fit” with our work-style and culture. Our process includes one or more conversational interviews.
We will be asking for supporting materials and references before moving you on to the second round. This is also when we figure out your availability and other logistics.
This is when we have an opportunity to take a deeper look at your background, align them with our needs and also cover a few simple/brief case studies. You also get a more in-depth opportunity to meet with our employees to learn more about the firm.