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Senior Legal Counsel (Remote Working)

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  • Exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team
  • Working on Anglophone countries within Africa and Middle East
  • Travelling to company sites as required (30-50%)

Globe 24-7 is actively supporting a global mining company with their search for a Senior Legal Counsel, to support anglophone countries within their Africa and Middle East region. Working in a small, yet very experienced team, you would be the primary legal contact for certain countries and work in partnership with the region.
Reporting to the Deputy General Counsel, you will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Your main responsibilities will cover a variety of legal issues concerning operations and activities in key locations.
  • Providing legal advice and support on a wide range of legal activities.
  • Advising on agreements and contracts
  • Drafting and negotiating simple and complex contracts
  • Advising on general business law issues and managing the legal issues of all areas of the company, including but not limited to corporate matters, procurement, safety, security, insurance and sustainability issues.
  • Represent the department as required in liaison with the Country Manager / business units
  • Ethics and Compliance and governance services.
  • Cooperation with the other members of the legal department abroad.
  • To anticipate and manage the (legal) risks connected with or resulting from the business strategy and operations.
  • To secure compliance of business operations with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Delivering high-quality work under deadlines.
  • To be considered for this role you will need the following skills and qualifications.

 Experience required:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Common law experience. Member of a Bar
  • 10 years of practice experience ideally, not essential.
  • Commercial/Transaction law experience ideally with some exposure to litigation

The successful applicant will enjoy:

  • A strong salary, with benefits and bonuses
  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic, growing business with full responsibility of your geographical region
  • Long term career prospects

This role is not for the faint hearted, we are seeking a results driven, highly motivated and energetic professional who will take ownership of this role. If this role is the challenge you’re looking for, please apply…

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