Legal Counsel, 4 pqe minimum, Arabic speaking

Abu Dhabi Permanent AED35,000 - AED45,000
  • Highly respected UAE entity with international outlook and legal team
  • Generalist commercial role focused on drafting a range of complex agreements

About Our Client

Government entity with main operations in the leisure and tourism industry. Excellent name in the market and widely considered a very desirable employer

Job Description

  • Drafting of commercial agreements - framework, licensing, sponsorship, service, supply, IT agreements and more
  • Preparing corporate documentation and drafting consumer Ts & Cs
  • Drafting leases and licenses as well as some basic construction related agreements
  • Some involvement in data protection legislation including GDPR
  • Manage IP / trademark related issues
  • Advisory responsibilities across all functions
  • Instructing and managing external counsel

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate would tick the following boxes:

  • 4 + years PQE
  • Full fluency in Arabic
  • Background in law firm complemented by recent inhouse experience
  • Experience of having worked in either hospitality / leisure, or a major consumer brand (Coca Cola, PepsiCo, Nestle, Unilever, Alshaya, Al Tayer, etc)
  • Excellent commercial drafting experience

What's on Offer

Given some of the projects and growth plans in the pipeline for this company, it is a very exciting time for a lawyer to be joining. The work on offer is complex and challenging, but also deals with high profile projects with plenty of press attention.

This hire would take on a key role within the structure of the legal team and as such can expect a huge amount of responsibility, as well as a very diverse range of tasks from day to day.

The salary is good, however it is the full benefits package which makes this a competitive offering.

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