Legal Associate

Hedgecorp. New Cairo, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
In Consideration
Not Selected
Experience Needed:
More than 7 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time Freelance / Project
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree
1 open position
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About the Job

Job summary

We are looking for a Legal Associate who is motivated to join an enthusiastic team of ambitious & creative finance professionals. The candidate is typically in charge of the overall legal & compliance of the corporate.

Main duties & responsibilities:

  • Conduct a legal analysis of company’s task environment and commercia relationships.
  • Reviewing, upgrading, and/ or drafting when necessary all the legal agreements governing the bilateral relationships between the company and its different stakeholders including suppliers, customers, vendors, shareholders, and employees.
  • Update and review regulations and decisions to align with any new state regulations or management view
  • Provide proactive legal assistance and advice on various legal issues like dispute resolution, government agreements, regulatory, and investigations in compliance with local laws.
  • Assess and advise effectively to minimize and control legal risks to company and ensure that the system, controls, and processes are legally appropriate.
  • Perform due diligence for a potential transaction involving the company.

Hedgecorp operates an equal opportunities policy and highly encourages diversity among race, gender, religion, or color. Welcoming applications from all areas of the community.

Job Requirements
  • Degree in Law, English section or western education is a must.
  • A high-level understanding of criminal law and debt collection/recovery is intermittently needed.
  • Proven record working with well-known financial institution, or large law firm for not less than 7 years.
  • Commercial or investment banking experience is preferable.
  • The company is a part of a multinational conglomerate, as such ALL legal contracts and agreements are either bilingual or English, therefore English fluency is a must.
  • Excellent Computer & drafting skills.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of commercial, capital market, and investment laws.
  • Exceptional understanding of the laws and regulations governing the banking and nonbanking financial businesses is mandatory.
  • Proven background in corporate law (contract law, securities law, bankruptcy, intellectual property rights, licensing)
  • Having a knowledge of structured finance and trade finance is a plus.
  • Familiarity with capital market laws and/or EFSA regulations is a big plus.

    Deadline: 15/11/2018

    About this Company

    Founded by a team of global investment, technology, and banking professionals, Hedgecorp is the flagship company of a financial conglomerate offering a wide range of financial services and solutions. Leveraging on its unique EU-MENA market positioning, Hedgecorp is geared to... (More)

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