Legal Counsel - US company - seeking Arabic speakers
This is a well known US company with impressive global coverage
This hire will enjoy lots of autonomy and responsibility, as well as flexi hours
About Our Client
US headquartered company with a decentralised legal team split across three continents. They focus on strategic and operational issues facing businesses and the legal team are a key part of this service. The Dubai legal team is going through a very exciting period of growth at the moment
One of the main draws of this vacancy is that aside from the corporate and commercial responsibilities, this hire will also ave a key strategic role and will work closely with clients as a consultant. This will mainly involve project management responsibilities for clients.
On the legal side, this hire will advise on and negotiate a wide range of contracts. There will also be a large transactional element to the role as this hire will be involved in corporate work too.
The Successful Applicant
- Minimum 5/6 years of experience
- Fluent in Arabic
- Good commercial contracts experience as well as transactional corporate
- Ideally experience of working in a law firm as well as in-house, but will consider either
Candidates who have experience of working with accountancy firms or management consultancy companies would be particularly of interest.
What's on Offer
You will enjoy a huge amount of responsibility, the Head of Legal is a very laid back individual who allows his team plenty of freedom. This is a rare in-house role which will allow you to have a strong business focus to your role aside from the obvious legal aspect. You will be servicing the business in strategy and project management, so will be a consultant as well as a lawyer.