Multinational School - Riyadh
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Legal Advisor (Local Hire)

Job Description and Requirements

Legal Advisor (Local Hire)

Multinational School - Riyadh

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Department:                      Legal

Reporting to:                     Executive Principal

Work type:                         Full-time

Working hours:                 Sunday to Thursday, 7.30am – 4pm and as required to fulfil the requirements of the job

Annual leave:                    Thirty (30) working days

Contract Duration:          One (1) year (renewable)

Probation period:            Three (3) months


Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Legal Advisor to join the Multinational School team, based at the Multinational School, Riyadh.

Purpose of the Job

The purpose of the Legal Advisor job is to manage the legal function, including both commercial and staff employment matters, of:

  • All Multinational Schools, either opened or planned
  • Other schools in which we have an interest, either opened or planned
  • The consulting engagements in which we are providing services and products to clients.

Qualifications and Skills


For the position, it is essential that you:


  • hold a Bachelors law degree from an accredited institution
  • has experience in a related position
  • are conversant in Sharia law and the laws of the GCC region
  • has significant knowledge and understanding of contract, intellectual property and corporate governance laws/regulations
  • are fluent in Arabic and English (written and spoken)


Role and Responsibilities

The successful candidate’s role will include to:

  1. Oversee all commercial documents, including but not limited to:
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Memorandums of Understanding
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Trademark Licensing Agreements
  • Property Leasing Agreements
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Company Memorandums and Articles of Association
  • Supplier Contracts
  • Client Contract
  1. Oversee all employment contracts
  2. Develop and maintain all template commercial and employment legal documents, with inputs from legal firms that represent us
  3. Maintain and secure all commercial and employment legal documents
  4. Be the single point of contact on all court cases with both legal firms representing us and our senior management team
  5. Lead the process of selection and ongoing evaluation of legal firms that represent us


To apply for this position, please send your CV with a covering letter/supporting statement to

Please note:  Due to the number of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within three working days, your application has been unsuccessful.