Senior Legal Counsel


AED420000 - 540000 / annum



Date posted:

3rd September 2018

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The Company

A global construction manufacturing company based in Dubai.

The Role

  • Adhere to and support in communicating relevant H&S policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to the promotion of H&S culture among Legal team.
  • Conduct VFL and report the involvement of the team
  • Plays a role in maintaining H&S standards and regulation in the Head Office.
  • In charge of the legal, governance and compliance affairs of the business within UAE and Oman.
  • Counsel CCEO and senior management with respect to the legal implications of the group's major decisions, strategies and transactions within UAE & Oman organization.
  • Advise CCEO on issues of the UAE & Oman companies' governance, policy implementation and special projects.
  • Provide day-to-day advice and counsel to senior management with respect to matters of companies' policy, and Code of Business Conduct.
  • Ensure that the assets/ interests of the BUs are protected in an efficient manner and take all relevant actions to settle any claims or law suits raised with third parties
  • In charge of governance affairs of the business within the UAE & Oman (i.e. board and shareholders matters) and act as the Board Secretary of LEC.
  • Handling all litigations by or against the company in UAE, Oman (in coordination with external counsels if needed) & avoid any new cases to minimize litigation as possible
  • Maintain an update filing & tracking system for litigations, contracts & corporate documents to avoid any loss or penalties for the company
  • Providing legal advice for all company's departments.
  • Conducting seminars and training sessions in regards of all new laws, decree and policies to Company Management and employees (i.e. competition law, contracting and Code of Business Conduct, , etc...) to employees across UAE & Oman.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the Anti-Trust Law.
  • Draft, review and approve all contracts and agreements between the UAE & Oman companies.
  • Advise on compliance with applicable laws and regulations and policies within UAE & Oman.
  • Coordinate and supervise all outside legal counsel engaged to represent or to advise companies within UAE & Oman.
  • Carry out investigation process on reports or concerns related to potential breaches of applicable laws, the Code of Business Conduct, and other policies and directives.
  • Lead the Legal department team by setting individual objectives, formal and informal feedback and appraisal
  • Develop and motivate staff
  • Develop team work and knowledge sharing
  • Provide specific training and coaching as needed

The Candidate

  • University degree in Law
  • 7-8 years of relevant experience where at least 5 years of them in a managerial level at the matrix organization
  • Knowledge of GCC Countries Legislation
  • Work experience in corporate and commercial law practice is an advantage
  • Excellent command of English and Arabic

Salary and Benefits

35-45K per month plus benefits


Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Gate Village 1, Level 1, Office Unit 104, P.O. Box 482100
+971 (0) 4 382 6700
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