Basic Info

Salem Mohamed

6 years

Chicago, United States

Master's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Legal manager at PepsiCo

Experience Details

Legal manager

Legal

Manager

● Provided legal advice across functions, Sales, Marketing, CSR, BIS, Agro, and Supply Chain. Provide legal analysis for Corporate, sector and region for all legal issues related to Egypt and Jordan on issues such as: contracts risk assessment and management, board meetings, general assembly, corporate structure, Advised on minimal liability/legal exposure for the company
● Prepared, reviewed, and negotiated external agreements, including coordination protocols and settlement agreements.
● Ensured compliance and corporate governance of all board and general assembly meetings with government regulations
● Bids and Auctions booklet review, ensure its compliance to laws and regulations and PepsiCo Code of Conduct and
● Oversee all corporate governance matters and procedures related to Pepsi Cola and Chipsy.
● Provide, assist and oversee legal sessions provided by external law firms for PepsiCo legal department


Company Details

PepsiCo (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

FMCG

http://www.pepsico.com/

Oct 2016 to present (1 year 3 months)
Senior legal counsel at Ali Abdel Wahab El Metawa

Experience Details

Senior legal counsel

Legal

Experienced (Non-Manager)

● Drafted, negotiated, and reviewed contracts: Created MOU’s, sales, share capital, distribution, agency, advisory, and SLA agreements with parties in the UK, Germany, UAE, Kuwait and Egypt
● Drafted reports and legal memos
● Assisted managing partner in developing business, commercial, financial and legal opinions.
● Formulated new policies and strategic legal decisions regarding new investments in MENA and Europe


Company Details

Ali Abdel Wahab El Metawa (multinational)

Kuwait City, Kuwait

501-1000 employees

FMCG, Warehousing , Sports

https://aawkitchens.com/

Feb 2015 to Sep 2016 (1 year 7 months)
Legal Counsel at IACC

Experience Details

Legal Counsel

Legal

Manager

• Lead and/or support participation in court and regulatory proceedings in which IACC Group is a party
• Responsible for providing legal representation, advice, counsel, and opinions in all areas of law affecting the group, including research compliance, trademark licensing, intellectual property, technology transfer, international agreements, regulatory compliance, privacy law, real estate, open records, all aspects of employment law, important legal documents and agreements
• Provide legal representation, monitoring and resolving disputes that may lead to litigation
• Provide management with a detailed and updated litigation report
• Perform pre-litigation work to minimize risks and maximize legal rights
• Arrange and supervise outside attorneys who provide legal advice or representation in areas of special expertise or in litigation
• Track court and tribunal proceedings relevant to mandate of IACC Group, and provides corresponding reports and advice to management
Investigation
• Responsible for the conduction of internal investigations
• Ensure investigation reports and data are safely filled
• Supports the drafting of official enforcement correspondence and in vetting and performing legal analysis related to the interpretation of market rules in accordance with the facts and information gathered during investigations
• Ensure investigation process and policy compliance
Corporate Registration
• Keep abreast of legislative changes that may affect the company and its affiliates
• Review advertising and marketing materials to ensure compliance with legal requirements
• Ensure corporate registration procedures are taking place on timely manner
Contracts & Operations
• Conduct analysis of enforcement rules and manuals to ensure IACC adherence
• Negotiate, prepare and review external agreements, including coordination protocols and settlement agreements
• Advise executives on contract status, legal risks and business terms of various deals
• Provide assistance with global joint ventures, strategic partnership deals, and mergers and acquisitions
• Track reliability standards and enforcement developments in other jurisdictions
Shipping & Maritime
• Assist the subject matter experts to provide a comprehensive opinion
• Liaises with market participants, agencies and industry stakeholders as required
• Provide helpful legal assistance to related departments and subsidiaries on issues such as: charterer disputes, insurance claims and contracts…..etc.
• Advising on minimal liability/legal exposure for the company and researching the implications of legislation and case laws that could impact the business and reporting findings back


Company Details

IACC

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Marine Manufacturing & Services

http://www.iacc.net/

Aug 2013 to Feb 2015 (1 year 6 months)
Legal Consultant at American Bar Association

Experience Details

Legal Consultant

Legal

Experienced (Non-Manager)

● Researched legal matters and provided written and oral analysis for senior advisors, drafted correspondence, agreements, and other legal documents, analyzed and translated legal documents for expatriate attorneys
● Participates and implements strategic programs aimed at promoting Rule of law and access to justice, transitional justice and justice reform
● Prepared legal analysis and background materials, assisted with Legal Specialists’ orientations, communicated with local and regional partners on behalf of the ABA as directed by the Program Director
● Represented the ABA at meetings with local partners and/or members of the international community as directed by the Program Director
● Provided consultancy for establishing legal clinics in Egyptian law schools
● Assisted in the development of and reporting on ABA’s Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs in Egypt including working with universities to improve legal faculty teaching skills, curriculum, and to organize student activities such as moot court and writing competitions.
● Worked with Program Director and legal specialists to develop, implement and conduct programs


Company Details

American Bar Association (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Legal Services

N/A

Dec 2012 to Dec 2013 (1 year)
Legal assistant at Alcatel Lucent

Experience Details

Legal assistant

Legal

Entry Level

● Ensured compliance of all board and general assembly meetings with government regulations
● Reviewed the commercial register and any amendments that took place in the company or its affiliates
● Oversaw that corporate registration procedures were developed and implemented in a timely manner
● Managed the incorporation of new companies


Company Details

Alcatel Lucent (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Telecommunications, Information Technology Services

http://www2.alcatel-lucent.com/service-provider/

Jan 2010 to Dec 2012 (2 years 11 months)

Achievements


i have earned the golden medal for our championship three time, i played track and field for over 13 years. i was supervising and trainer in the national moot court competition

Education

LL.M in International law

Education Details

LL.M

International law

Indiana University school of law, Egypt

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

Arbitration, International Business transaction, IP, Legal Writing, EU

N/A

Indiana University school of law
2011 - 2012
Bachelor's Degree in Law (English Department)

Education Details

Bachelor's Degree

Law (English Department)

Ain Shams University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Ain Shams University
2004 - 2009
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

El nasr school

Egypt

2004

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

El nasr school
2004

Certifications

ILETS
Jun 2015

Certificate details

ILETS

Jun 2015

7 out of 9

N/A

10eg000264sala001a

British Council

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Arbitration course

Nov 2011

American Bar Association

N/A

Training/Course Details

Marine Claims

Oct 2014

Lloyds

N/A

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Profile Skills and Keywords

Alcatel LucentAli Abdel Wahab El MetawaAmerican Bar AssociationAnalyticalArabicArbitration CourseEnglishFMCGFootball And TravellingHandles StressILETSInformation Technology ServicesInternational LawLaw (English Department)LeaderLegalLegal AssistantLegal ConsultantLegal CounselLegal ManagerLegal ServicesManagmentMarine ClaimsMarine Manufacturing & ServicesNegotiatorPepsiCoPersistentSenior Legal CounselSportsTelecommunicationsWarehousing

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Fluent

: Advanced

Fields of Expertise

managment

managment

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

Less than 1 year

legal

legal

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Negotiator, Persistent, Handles Stress

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