Head of Legal - Bilingual

Dubai Permanent AED75,000 - AED110,000 per month (AED900,000 - AED1,320,000)
  • A major real estate company in Dubai is looking to hire a Head of Legal
  • An executive level role, and head of the legal department

About Our Client

A major mixed use developer with a development value of close to AED 50 Billion

Job Description

  1. Drafting of complex SPA's and units leasing agreements (retail, F&B etc)
  2. Dealing with government authorities (Sharjah real estate dept, SEWA, DEWA, SRTA, RTA, Dubai land department)
  3. Working with appointed international law firms who have prepared legal templates and development negotiations
  4. Constitutional documentation for the group of companies and subsidiaries. SPV establishments. New new company formations. MOA preparations. Reviewing and drafting changes and amendments
  5. Review and negotiation with the banks on financing documentations. Verify and ensure that the legal elements have managed risks.
  6. Negotiations with land owners for JV's, SPA's, brand protection, due diligence, hotel operator agreements.
  7. Litigation - real estate cases. Timeline disputes, defaults, claims at the court. Handles these internal case files/strategy then handing to the external lawyers.

The Successful Applicant

Candidates who apply should meet all of the following criteria:

  • Law degree with 15 + years of experience
  • Recent 7 years experience working for a real estate developer
  • Recent 5 years work experience in the UAE
  • Arabic and English language skills essential

What's on Offer

Join a growing role and company and contribute greatly to its success story

Have the ear of senior decision makers and build up the legal department

Live and work in a true economic hub and travel within the region

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