Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (“SABIC”) is one of the world’s leading and most profitable manufacturers of chemicals, fertilizers, plastics and metals. With revenues of almost $50 billion and over 33,000 employees in almost 40 countries, it was estimated by Forbes in 2011 to be the second largest global diversified chemicals company in the world. With significant investments in technology and innovation planned for 2013 and beyond, the company is poised to continue its rapid global expansion. To help support its growth, it is now seeking to recruit a number of high caliber lawyers to join its global legal function which already boasts 100 lawyers worldwide. The roles are based in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.

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Corporate Lawyers: 6 + years’ experience
You will be responsible for complex, sophisticated and high value corporate transactions including managing the legal aspects of joint ventures, sales and acquisitions and technical licensing agreements. You will also be involved in more general commercial matters from employment law to dispute management and be expected to identify, articulate and communicate legal risk to the business. You will report to the Chief Counsel KSA, Middle East & Africa based in Riyadh. To qualify for this position you will have 6+ years’ M&A and general corporate/commercial experience in a major law firm or multinational.

Senior Projects Lawyer: 10+ years’ experience
You will advise on significant construction projects including advising on construction, procurement, EPC and FEED contracts. You will also take an active role in managing disputes and negotiating settlements. You will report to the Chief Counsel KSA, Middle East & Africa based in Riyadh. To qualify for this position you will have 10+ years’ projects experience (renewables, oil and gas or power sector) in a major law firm or multinational.

These roles provide ambitious lawyers with a superb opportunity to work on exceptionally high caliber, sophisticated transactions and work with a world class legal function across the Asia, the Middle East, Europe and The Americas. In addition you will benefit from a highly attractive package that includes a bonus, children’s school fees and other benefits.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to our exclusively retained Consultant, Elizabeth Williams in Dubai at elizabeth@ews-search.com or call EWS for a confidential discussion on +971 55 211 1189. This mandate is being managed exclusively by EWS and any direct or third party applications will be forwarded to EWS for their consideration.