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Legal Counsel

Location:
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Posted:
November 12, 2017

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Ahmed Hamdy Ahmed

Mobile Number : +** 101*******

Nationality : Egyptian

Residence : Cairo, Egypt

Date of Birth : September 1978 - Egypt

Email Address : ac29nx@r.postjobfree.com

Career Objective

Desire a new opportunity to work for progressive, stable and professionally managed Organization, where I will have the opportunity to assist in the realization of its goals while being exposed to an environment where my skills and capabilities will be fully utilized and therefore strengthened for possible career development.

SPECIFIC SKILLS:

Sound knowledge of business targets and processes.

Vast experience in corporate and commercial laws in MENA region.

Team player and also can work independently.

Strong interpersonal, motivational, communication and organizational skills.

EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Law Degree - 1999 (College graduate) from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

Admitted at the BAR Association in Egypt since year 2000.

Admitted at the United Arab Advocates in Cairo.

Advanced Training course in Computer Science (MS. Windows – MS. Office – Internet).

Advanced Training courses in Management (Leadership skills – Financial skills – Motivation – Time Management) in Qatar.

Advanced Training courses for Drafting and execution of the Ministerial decisions at Qatar Ministry of Justice.

Advanced Training courses in the Online Contracting, Online Signatory and Attestation of the same at Qatar Ministry of Justice.

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

Legal Counsel March 2013 – February 2017

The Public Authority for Minors Affairs (Ministry of Justice) Doha, Qatar

Managed the Litigations of the Authority by conducting the relevant researches, drafting Memo(s), attending hearings and Expert meetings and providing these firms with all required documentation to support our legal stand.

Drawn up, drafted, standardized and negotiated the local & global contracts and mitigated the risks involved in all Contracts executed between the Authority and third Parties.

Participated in building the structure of the IT systems to meet the purpose of safeguarding the Authority interest and documents.

Reviewed and amended the Authority policies and systems including IT & HR.

Driven the processes, capabilities and knowledge-sharing across the Authority.

Provided proactive and effective Legal advice to the Senior Leadership in order to improve the general performance of the Authority.

Promoted ethical culture and ensure the mitigation of legal contractual risk through preventative compliance initiatives.

Ensured proper deployment of compliance programs designed to educate employees on key legal issues associated with Authority activities.

Conducted the Ethics trainings and Investigations to improve the Ethical Performance of the employees.

Provided proactive and expert legal guidance, advice and problem-solving on a timely manner.

Represented the Authority and Liaised with all other government authorities to ensure the smooth execution of the Authority recommendations.

Experienced on Secretarial Laws and updating the Authority records accordingly.

Head of Legal & Compliance October 2011 – February 2013

Al Tanmiyah for Engineering Consultations P.S.C Doha, Qatar

Drafted various legal documents and agreements such as Consultancy, Agency, Lease, Sale and Share Transfer Agreements as well as the legal notices.

Managed Assets and Properties department of the Company and standardized contracts formats to standardize the Company liabilities and records.

Ensured the Compliance of the Company with all applicable laws and regulations.

Updated the Company records and Memorandums of Association as per the Minutes of the Board of Directors meetings and the Shareholders Resolutions.

Liaised with the external Law firm offices and managed the Company Litigation cases.

Supported the Management and provided the legal advice on a timely manner.

Represented the group in front of the Government authorities.

Maintained and safely kept the Company confidential legal documents and data.

Group Legal Counsel November 2008 – September 2011

High Tech Group Doha, Qatar

Drafted and all the legal and administrative documents.

Solved all the legal Cases which I can handle by myself without the need for the law firm offices and saving the cost of these offices.

Managed and Coordinated with the external IP legal consultant for registering and protecting the Group Trade Marks.

Ensured that the Company is in compliance with all applicable Laws and regulations.

Drafted various Legal contracts and ensure to mitigate the risks and obligations on the Company Side.

Assisted to improve the performance of the other departments Such as HR and Public Relations and Procurement.

Freelance Legal Counsel January 2006 – October 2008

Private Sector Cairo - Egypt

Provided consultancy services to various commercial companies specialized in import & export, Custom clearance and construction.

Liaised with Governments authorities on behalf of these Companies.

Ensured Compliance of their Process and premises with the relevant laws and regulations.

Negotiate with customers on behalf of these Companies.

Legal Counsel February 2002 - January 2007

Mubarak Al Sulaity Law Firm Doha, Qatar

Assisted in establishing the firm data base.

Conducted legal researches in all Applicable Laws and regulations (Civil, Criminal, etc).

Conducted the meetings with the firm clients and provided the required legal advice.

Attended the hearings of cases and provide the best solutions to our clients.

Established many of the Commercial Companies in the state of Qatar.

Drafted and negotiated various local & global contracts and mitigated the risks involved in these contracts executed between the Clients and third Parties.

Drafted Memo(s), attended hearings & Expert meetings and represented the firm in front of the several Courts.

Trainee Lawyer August 1999 - January 2002

AL Helbawy Law Firm Cairo, Egypt

Attended the Hearing of cases and provide the legal advice to our clients.

Drafted Memos and reports before submission to the courts.

Drafted deferent types of contracts and all the required documents…etc.

Knowledge and personal skills:

Attended various trainings and workshops in Egypt, Qatar.

Fair language skills in English.

Eager to learn things as well as undergo training.

Work well with people and able to maintain composure under pressure.

Open to suggestion and comments.



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