EMEA Legal Counsel, Côte d’Ivoire

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Mining & Machine Parts

Linum Consult’s client is an international company providing services to the Mining industry. They are currently seeking a French- and English-speaking EMEA Legal Counsel to join their team in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana or Tanzania.


  • Leading the regional group’s legal strategy within EMEA
  • Aligning regional commercial objectives with corporate legal policies
  • Understanding and applying African mining codes and monitoring for changes in law and regulations
  • Proactively supporting and advising EMEA regional management on strategic commercial and legal issues
  • Defining best contractual practices and delivering training to targeted audiences within the organisation on contract management
  • Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements to support the company’s core business activities, and helping commercial teams implement corporate contractual guidelines
  • Managing a litigation portfolio across multiple jurisdictions
  • Assisting with the management of the regional entity’s portfolio for annual compliance requirements (financial approvals, shareholders’ resolutions, and local filings)


  • At least a degree qualification in Law
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience post-qualification in a private practice, leading law firm, or as in-house counsel, within a multinational environment
  • Experience in mining or other natural resources industries
  • Strong legal background in both common law and civil law systems
  • Thorough understanding of the legal and commercial landscape in European and African markets
  • Excellent contractual drafting skills and negotiating expertise
  • Demonstrable success at developing & executing commercial strategies and legal strategies
  • Fluent in French and English


If you fulfil all of the key criteria for this position, then please formally submit your CV along with your current financial package details for the attention of Frederick Thugniot at

If you fulfil all the criteria stipulated, you will be contacted within 10 days. If you do not fulfil the minimum criteria, we may contact you regarding alternative positions.

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