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Senior Legal Counsel - Bilingual Arabic & English

Reference:
VAC-1186
Sector:
Legal , Senior Legal Counsel
Salary:
Salary negotiable
Town/City:
Dubai, UAE
Contract Type:
Permanent

An exciting in-house opportunity has arisen to work for a leading international group in Dubai. This position will be based at the Centralized Group Legal Function in Dubai and will be responsible for managing all legal matters for the Group’s Retail businesses

Job Description:

  • Job Purpose: Provide legal services and counsel to ensure that the Company is operating within the Law and assuring legal representation for the company’s business. Work collaboratively with the Legal Director and legal team to fulfill the legal/contractual obligations of the organization

Responsibilities:

  • The job holder is responsible to provide concise legal advice to all departments, assist with legal negotiations with external clients and deal with the production and review all documents containing legal obligations

Key Account abilities:

  • Draft, review, negotiate and amend all standard and non-standard documentation used within the company
  • Prepare and process all contractual documents required by the company in its carrying out of its business activities
  • Keep up to date with laws and procedures relating to the company’s business
  • Provide concise and practical legal advice to all departments as and when required
  • Undertake legal negotiations as required with the company business partners, contractors and consultants
  • Manages the outsourcing of legal advice and assistance as required from time to time
  • Managing litigation cases with local lawyers and arbitration work as and when the need arises
  • Research and monitor legal frameworks relevant to the company’s business and advice company accordingly

Education/Experience Required:

Essential:

  • Qualified Lawyer - Admitted to practice in home country or other Foreign Bar Association.
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience since qualification and should have experience of advising and acting within the Retail sector. (Malls, F&B outletsetc)
  • UAE Law - Working knowledge of UAE Law
  • Fluent Arabic & English Language Skills

Compensation:

  • The client is offering an attractive UAE Tax-Free package, plus family benefits including family air tickets, family medical insurance and Education 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)