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Head of Legal

  • Location: Doha, Qatar
  • Salary: To£180,000 Tax Free
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: TS171546
  • Sector: Banking
Job Description

The Banking Legal team of this highly regarded Middle East bank overseas all legal issues relating to corporate and retail banking and treasury businesses.  This includes negotiating all major banking product agreements, covering lending, finance agreements, cross border transactions and mergers and acquisitions.  The bank has a wide range of domestic activities but also an increasing international presence in major financial centres through branches and subsidiaries.


The Head of Banking Legal is responsible for leading a team of lawyers in advisory activities and product negotiations.  They will also be responsible for maximising performance and financial opportunities through managing internal and external resources.  They will develop policies and procedures, ongoing strategy for the Banking Legal division, and manage and monitor performance of legal and compliance activities in all entities.

Candidates should graduates with a recognised professional legal qualification and an excellent knowledge of English law.  Extensive previous experience of dealing with banking products and prior management experience is also required.


The position offers a tax free salary and a variety of expat benefits.

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