Legal Services - Energy & Projects Lawyer (Manager) - Riyadh

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Line of Service



Not Applicable


M&A Legal

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

PwC Legal Middle East

PwC Legal Middle East is a multiple award-winning regional team of over 60 lawyers and legal professionals working across Corporate & Commercial (particularly M&A and Restructuring), Financial Services & FinTech, Projects, Employment, Immigration, Corporate Governance, Entity Incorporations & Compliance and NewLaw. Globally, we are part of one of the largest legal networks in the world and we have over 3,500 lawyers in over 100 countries.

Our lawyers and legal professionals work alongside the PwC’s service lines, providing a truly integrated “one stop shop” service offering alongside Tax, Deals, Consulting and Assurance Services. We look to embrace technology in everything we do.

Our Energy Projects practice has extensive experience of advising our domestic and international clients on Energy Projects in the Oil & Gas and Power & Water Industries in the region. Our clients include national oil companies (NOC’s), international oil companies,governmental bodies, engineering procurement and construction contractors, drilling companies and oilfield services companies.

We have worked on project documentation in the power and water industries including Power Purchase Agreements(PPA) EPC, Operation and Maintenance Agreements (O&M) and Long Term Service Agreements in the Energy Sector in the oil and gas and power and water industries in the GCC and the wider MENA Region.

We are committed to expanding our Energy Projects practice in the KSA going forward. PwC Legal Middle East is part of the largest legal network in the world, and recently signed a strategic alliance agreement with the Dr. Qaisar H Metawea Law Firm in Saudi Arabia as part of its regional expansion and integrated services offering. The alliance expands the team of qualified and experienced Saudi lawyers and establishes a differentiated legal offering in the Kingdom, further cementing PwC’ Legal’s position as one of the fastest growing legal practices in the region as part of the world’s largest legal network by geographic coverage.

PwC Legal Middle East’s lawyers

Our lawyers must be entrepreneurial and have a collaborative mindset to succeed in a truly different legal environment to a traditional law firm.

Technical excellence is a given and local knowledge is required. We look for people with business acumen, a global mindset and those who enjoy building relationships across PwC and our clients across the Middle East region and globally.

Our lawyers work closely with other lawyers and PwC professionals at all levels and across various jurisdictions. Our senior lawyers play an important role in the development of junior lawyers.

We are looking for one Corporate Lawyer with extensive experience of working on Energy & Infrastructure Projects in the MENA Region and in particular in the KSA and GCC markets to join our existing Energy practice and be based in the KSA. We are primarily looking for experienced  Energy lawyers who are already based in the KSA but will also consider experienced Energy  lawyers based in other  GCC jurisdictions such as the UAE and Qatar who would be willing to consider  making a move  to the KSA.

The role will involve

  • working on Energy & Infrastructure Projects in the KSA , the GCC and the wider MENA Region;
  • working in a multi-disciplinary environment;
  • being able to work in a collegiate environment with other team members the execution of  projects in the Energy & Infrastructure Sectors in the  KSA and the wider MENA Region including projects in the Oil & Gas and Power & Water Industries; and
  • supporting business development initiatives in the KSA and the wider MENA Region.


We are interested in individuals who have the following experience and attributes:

  • minimum of 4 years experience of working on Energy & Infrastructure Projects  for a leading International Law Firm with offices in the MENA Region with a particular emphasis on projects in the GCC;
  • proven track Record of Working on Energy & Infrastructure Projects including Projects in the Power & Water and Oil & Gas Industries  in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar;
  • extensive knowledge of  working on EPC and O&M Documentation required;
  • experience of Working on Project Finance/ Loan Documentation on Energy & Infrastructure Projects in the MENA Region preferred;
  • previous experience of working on M&A and corporate restructuring projects in the Energy Sector in the MENA Region preferred;
  • Arabic language skills preferred including fluency in spoken Arabic; and
  • ability to work independently and within a collaborative team setting  whilst also working efficiently and meeting deal/project related deadlines.

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:

Degrees/Field of Study preferred: Bachelor Degree - Law

Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

Required Skills

Optional Skills

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements

Up to 20%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


Job Posting End Date

October 15, 2022

Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Riyadh