Legal Counsel - Egypt

IBM - Cairo

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Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
Job Roles:
About the Job

IBM Legal is currently looking for an experienced attorney with strong academic credentials to join its MEA Legal Team. Reporting to the General Counsel MEA, the successful candidate will be based in Cairo, with a focus on Egypt. The role will involve executive engagement, negotiating, drafting, and analysing a wide variety of transactions including strategic outsourcing, software, cloud, analytics, sales, business partner, finance, supplier and teaming agreements with both local and multinational customers and suppliers in the region as well as working collaboratively with other members of the MEA Legal team and other Legal team members in and across other jurisdictions.

Employees with professional legal training and experience, who are qualified to practice law. Lawyers provide advice and counsel on legal matters and business ethics. Though the emphasis may differ from location to location, issues arise in areas of antitrust, administrative, commercial, communications, environmental, general corporate, government contracts, intellectual property, international, labor, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, securities, and tax law.

Job Requirements

Additional information

The successful incumbent will be well articulated, sound written and drafting skill and will have high level of competence, good judgment and high quality of work. He/She will be able to work under pressure, independently and within a team and will need to be flexible and adaptable according to work requirements. Also He/She should be hard working, resilient and disciplined.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Relevant Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 5 years experience in commercial law emphasis on contract negotiations, vetting and drafting
  • At least 5 years experience in deal making and the ability to function in global business environment
  • At least 5 years experience in transactional and deal experience
  • At least 5 years experience in similar ICT environment would be advantageous
  • At least 5 years experience in negotiations at management level
  • Fluent in English
About this Company

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), incorporated on June 16, 1911, is a technology company. The Company operates through five segments: Cognitive Solutions, Global Business Services (GBS), Technology Services & Cloud Platforms, Systems and Global Financing.

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