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Senior Legal Advisor/Head of Legal

Reference:
VAC-1211
Sector:
Head of Legal, Legal , Senior Legal Advisor
Salary:
AED65,000 to AED75,000 Per Month
Benefits:
Family Status
Town/City:
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Contract Type:
Permanent

An interesting opportunity has arisen to work for a large diverse holding (family) group, whose HQ is based in Abu Dhabi. The group are looking to hire an experienced Senior Legal Advisor/Head of Legal who can reform and implement new systems and processes with the aim to establish an efficient and effective group legal department. As well as dealing with all day to day legal matters, this candidate should be an ambitious and competent senior advisor who can advise the board and business units on their current portfolio, upcoming projects as well as their future strategic growth plans. The group have interests across the following sectors: Oil & Gas, hospitality, investments, transportation, healthcare, HSE, professional services, manufacturing, general trading, and industrial services

This is a very interesting role for someone who is looking to work across a range of diverse sectors at group level, acting as a trusted advisor to Senior Management and board members as well as someone who has hands-on experience of structuring and managing a small legal team and all its activities

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Qualified Lawyer/Admitted to Home or Other Law Society/Bar (Essential)
  • Fluent Arabic/English Language skills
  • Minimum 10 years experience working in the areas of Corporate/Commercial law
  • Must have UAE work experience and have previous experience of heading/leading a legal dept

The client is offering an attractive UAE Tax-Free package, plus family status benefits including medical insurance, annual tickets and schooling allowance

Thank you for your interest. All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role requirements. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks. As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful (JC)