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Legal Officer

Job description

On behalf of an international telecom company, WRS is looking for a qualified candidate for the position of Legal Officer in Baghdad.

Location:            Baghdad
Open to:             Iraqi Locals only 
Working type:   Full-time (5 days per week)

Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • Candidate will be responsible for reviewing, and drafting contracts, especially land lease contracts.
  • Candidate will pursue the company transactions with the Registrar of Companies, Social Security, tax authority. etc.
  • Other tasks involve preparing and sending warning letters through the notary public and following up with the external law firm that litigates for the company.

Required experience:
  • Minimum of three (3) years of legal experience working for a law firm or corporate legal department.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in legal degree from a recognized university.
  • Member of the bar or similar qualification.
  • Required languages: Fluency (both oral and written) in both English and Arabic.

Skills & Competences:
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge and experience in corporate, financial, or business law.
  • Experience in advising senior management of complex, international organizations.