CLIENT: We are representing a large industrial company who own and operate mining, smelting and manufacturing projects. One of their assets is based in Guinea and they now require a new General Counsel to join them.

ROLE: The role will allow you to spend 6 weeks in Guinea followed by 2 weeks in your home or preferred jurisdiction. You will report to the CEO and manage a small team of lawyers and compliance professionals.

CANDIDATE: There are some essential criteria to the role:

  • Common law qualified lawyers are preferred as this is nature of the documentation
  • However, additional French language skills will also be helpful
  • A high quality private practice or in-house background is essential
  • Very strong experience in construction, projects, mining or heavy industry
  • Comfortable with the idea of spending around 75% of your working time in Guinea
  • Candidates may apply from anywhere in the world
  • Likely to be 10+ PQE

This is a very rare and interesting role, please contact us for further information.

REF: MA/1065962

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