Job Summary: The Legal Advisor- Treasury will be responsible for reviewing all baking documents across the Group, negotiating legal terms and conditions for Partner banks and develop standardized documentation to simplify the process. You will also support with corporate and commercial guarantees, pledge agreements and similar finance documents including BVI, legalization and notarization.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Attending bank meetings and negotiations.
Ensure all facility letters signed off in a timely manner.
Preparation of bank signatory board resolutions with Chief Administration Officer
Review commercial treasury system vendor documentation.
Review other banking documentation, such as cash pool agreements, SWIFT, FATCA, card acquiring and FX documentation (ISDAs, shareholder/director resolutions).
Support all legal and compliance requests from the banks, including due diligence and know your customer (KYC).
Ad hoc projects, such as collective investment scheme for End of Service Indemnity.
General documentation management for finance (filing and archiving).
General ad hoc support with finance as required.
Provision of constitutional documents to review company shareholders and agreements.
Commercial Legal contracts:
Address the legal requests received from management, business clients and Group stakeholders.
Review, edit and negotiate a range of commercial agreements with brands and partners and maintain templates that comply with company policies.
Advise on corporate and commercial legal matters within MENA.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
At least two years’ experience working with bank documentation highly preferred
Legal background, attention to detail and administrative diligence.
Show Commitment, Integrity, Empathy and Flexibility.
Fluent in English, Arabic is a plus.
Good team player, strong verbal and written communication, positive can-do attitude
Ability to work independently and drive tasks to completion.
Chalhoub Group is the leading partner for luxury across the Middle East and an expert in retail, distribution and communication. With a growing workforce of more than 12,000 people, and a network of over 650 retail stores, the Group's success is attributed to its highly skilled and dedicated teams.