Legal Advisor

Legal Kuwait City, Kuwait


Description

Position at Talabat

Talabat is part of the leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace family Delivery Hero. 

Founded in 2004 by a small group of entrepreneurs in Kuwait, Talabat’s success expanded to the rest of the GCC region & Jordan, making it the largest and most popular food ordering app in the region, connecting users to restaurants that cater to all taste buds. 

Talabat is the go-to platform for online food ordering on the Middle East.   

Your Mission:

 Commercial transactions with external parties

  • Review all contractual agreements and assess potential legal implications which need to be brought to management attention
  • Negotiate, review and draft documentation for business transactions whenever required.
  • Coordinate with Central legal/Local lawyers upon required.
  • support in research, preliminary/final drafting, and initial negotiation of simple/complex legal documents on varied issues of Corporate Law, Compliance, Contracts, Corporate Governance and International Law.

Legal Advice:

  • Coordinate with relevant departments to identify potential legal risks and related courses of actions.
  • Provide legal advices when it required like investments, M&As, tax and legal restructurings, post-merger integrations, disposals, liquidations, conversions, capital increases etc. with supporting in local laws research for post of such transaction.

IP and Local Laws Compliance

  • Manage trademarks registration process and provide required updates with the IP firms.
  • Identify business areas that needs to be in compliance with regulatory across all countries
  • Formulate compliance check-lists whenever applicable
  • Continuously monitor compliance with regulatory and advise management accordingly.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports for executive management on compliance with regulations.

Litigations & Governmental Bodies Management

  • Assist in providing advice on litigation risks to decision makers across the company.
  • Assign local law firms for any conduct litigation case/investigation.
  • Support local lawyers in providing the needed evidence/documents upon request.
  • Present the company in front of any governmental bodies upon request.
  • Monitor litigation case and follow up with assigned local law firm.

 Your Heroic Skills:

  • Quick thinker, with strong analytical skills that allow you to quickly understand and implement legal issues.
  • Legal education and bring excellent legal skills with 1-4 years of experience
  • An excellent skill in both languages (Arabic and English), your skills shall cover written and verbal, including the ability to read and draft legal documents in both languages.
  • Ability to work with entities worldwide and within a multi-cultural