Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Legal Counsel- Arabic

Adecco Middle East is recruiting for a Legal Counsel for one of our prestigious client based in Dubai, UAE. We are looking for a professional who has excellent experience in corporate legal department in a multinational company with expertise in commercial litigation, corporate transactions, labour dispute management and civil procedures

Job Title: Legal Counsel- Arabic

Job Location: Dubai

Job Type: Permanent

Reporting manager: Head of Legal

Exp Level: 7 years and 3 years in UAE

Salary: Open for discussion

Job Description

Bachelor's degree in law is a must, Master's in law is a plus

At least 7 years of experience as a lawyer, preferably at a corporate legal department in a comparable multinational company or international law firms in any jurisdiction, at least 3 years of experience in the UAE and Middle East region

Responsible for providing legal advice to the business teams in the region, reporting to the Head of Legal Department in the Middle East Region

Providing legal counsel in all aspects of civil and commercial law under local laws and regulations

Assisting in risk profiles assessment in the region and developing appropriate measures to address and mitigate the identified risks

Supporting and providing advice to businesses in connection with significant commercial transactions and providing advice on legislation in the region

Providing support in structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial transactions and projects (including but not limited to sales, purchasing, licensing, services or other strategic alliances) and developing legal templates

Providing strategic and tactical ongoing advice and support on general commercial matters and transactions

Assigning and coordinating with external counsel to provide legal advice where necessary, including identifying issues for advice

Ensuring legal compliance with the laws of the region

Following-up on the litigation processes of the company

Result-oriented, good team player, flexible, agile with good interpersonal skills

Proficient in MS Office

Fluent English, Arabic is a plus