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Job Title Head of Legal
Location Cairo
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Our Client: An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Legal Department as a business lawyer in Egypt.

Your Role: We are looking for an individual who demonstrates technical brilliance, commercial acumen and a true passion for our iconic brand. Our lawyers play a key role in the business ensuring legal compliance whilst having a real seat at the table with regard to commercial decisions. We are looking for someone who can fulfill the role of a technically excellent lawyer along with the ability to make a real commercial contribution to the organisation. The successful candidate will be expected to drive day to day business matters with a focus on commercial contracts, competition law, advertising and food law, and dispute resolution. Responsible for developing and delivering the legal strategy, based on business objectives and legal risk assessments.

Must Have: A qualified commercial lawyer with at least 8+ years post qualification experience (ideally between 7 and 10 years PQE in a reputable law firm or within industry). Excellent commercial awareness and strong relationship development skills. Technical excellence in your understanding and communication of the law. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills (including drafting and negotiating) and organisational skills. Personal presence and professional ability to take ownership of projects as an individual contributor be confident and firm with legal positions.

Managing Expectations: At Mindfield we are driven by mutually agreed KPIs and service levels. Exceptional results can only be delivered when we understand both our key stakeholders clients and candidates. Keeping this in mind we would request that when applying for a role do take cognizance of the “must haves” to avoid disappointment. Sometimes positions take time to close and there could be delay in us responding to you but respond we will. Look forward to a long term relationship. …..Mindfield.. making a difference

Country Egypt