Lawyer with Office of the General Counsel

  • الراتب:
    قابل للتفاوض
  • نوع الوظيفة:
    دوام كامل
  • تاريخ النشر:
    أسبوعين مضت
  • التصنيف:
    وظائف المحاماة والقانون
  • آخر موعد للتقدم:
    2022-10-10
  • اللغات:
    العربية, الانجليزية
  • الجنس:
    ذكر, انثى

Job Description & Summary

The ME Office of the General Counsel (OGC) Team operates across all lines of service and across the region to provide legal advice and support on a day-to-day basis to client-facing teams, with the goal of supporting the operation and growth of the business whilst taking appropriate risk decisions.

There are dedicated subject matter experts in each of the sub functions within the OGC team who are available to support and consult with partners and engagement teams on all legal, structural and dispute-related queries.

The lawyer hired for this position must operate with a pragmatic mindset and be solution-oriented. He or she must demonstrate an ability to balance risks identified with maintaining a commercial outlook in the approach to answering queries.

The role is more than just following policies or processes and includes being flexible in applying business judgment, understanding of the business, its operations, products, and services. The lawyer should have deep relationships with partners and other senior engagement team members within the business.

Primary Duties And Responsibilities

Financial

  • Adheres to the OGC Budget.

Customers

  • Support Senior OGC members, ME Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and ME General Counsel (GC) on a range of legal matters arising in connection with PwC Middle East’s internal and external activities.
  • Provide support on commercial and transactional matters, in addition to other legal issues that may arise from time to time in additional areas (such as corporate, litigation, employment and regulatory).
  • Provide updates to and work closely with Global firm R&Q and Global OGC teams as well as PwC UK OGC, on significant adverse matters.
  • Provide advice to engagement teams and LoS R&Q teams on all legal related areas of risk during an engagement lifecycle.
  • Liaise with other R&Q functions such as Independence, Compliance, AML etc for specialist advice.
  • Build relationships with the relevant LoS R&Q Leader, other R&Q Leaders, and LoS / IFS Partners and engagement teams.
  • Meet with the allocated LoS R&Q / IFS Leader to discuss key findings, areas of concerns and / or gather feedback.
  • Consult and escalate to the LoS R&Q Leader / OGC ME General Counsel as necessary.

Internal Process

  • Assist with producing guidance and templates, and assist with updating policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Provide support and lead on commercial, contractual and other transactional matters.
  • Assist with reviewing and redesigning processes if needed.
  • Provide support to OGC projects as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with the relevant PwC Network standards, policies, and procedures.

Learning & Growth

  • Meet with relevant business stakeholders and LoS R&Q Partners regularly to ensure optimal relationships.
  • Responsible for the continuing professional development of self and team members.
  • Contribute to an environment of teamwork within the R&Q team.
  • Act as a key resource and liaise with other functional areas of the business, building cross-functional relationships.

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