Legal Counsel

Excellent Salary + benefits Dubai, UAE
Posted on 14 Feb 17

Our client is an established name in the regional financial services sector.

Based in Dubai, the incumbent will be responsible for all the legal functions of the organisation, ensuring effective management of legal and contractual risks. Job functions include drafting, negotiating contracts, MOUs, MSAs, SOWs, confidential agreements, advising on M&A activities related to the business, monitoring contract compliance with the Government, company & department policies, litigation and working closely with external legal advisors as well.

Education & Experience Essentials : Masters degree in Law with 10 years of post- qualification legal experience, preferably within the financial services industry or large multinational/global organisations. Experience within the UAE/GCC region mandatory. Applicant should be well versed with UAE corporate and commercial laws with some level of exposure to legal practice and laws in international jurisdictions. Experience in Mergers & Acquisitions and excellent contract drafting skills are essential. Excellent negotiation skills a must Fluency in Arabic & English is essential for the role.