Legal Manager - major regional bank

Dubai Permanent AED35,000 - AED50,000 per month (AED420,000 - AED600,000)
  • Senior role within an exciting bank, going through some expansion
  • Crucial role for the succesfull functioning of the organisation

About Our Client

Regional bank with a good presence in the UAE already, but following some changes in management they are now going through a very exciting expansion (particularly in Dubai). The bank is known to offer a wide range of products and does not have a reputation for high turnover of staff, unlike some competitors

Job Description

Selected responsibilities include:

  • Handling corporate transactions
  • Handling banking transactions
  • Disputes management
  • Labour law issues
  • Negotiation of commercial contracts

Candidates with experience of international jurisdictions combined with UAE laws would be most desirable.

The Successful Applicant

To be considered you must:

  • Have at least 8 years of legal experience
  • Have demonstrable expertise within the banking/FS sector, ideally from a well known bank
  • Have the agility and flexibility to handle a range of work, not just banking transactions
  • Be on the ground in the UAE already

Arabic language skills are not mandatory but may be considered an advantage

What's on Offer

This candidate will enjoy a rare senior role within a close knit bank, as well as the chance to be a key part of the bank's expansion. The work is complex and exciting, whilst the hours and work culture is very relaxed. A rare combination.

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