Senior Legal Counsel - Arabic

Dubai Permanent
  • Influential role within a leading retail group
  • Must have excellent Arabic drafting skills with 8+ years PQE

About Our Client

A prominent retail group based out of the UAE and operating across the region.

Job Description

  • Provide leadership and expertise in the domains of local law and Arabic-language contractual matters.
  • Effectively manage negotiations and drafting for commercial transactions across the Group (Arabic and non-Arabic).
  • Collaborate effectively with external counsel in matters of litigation both in the UAE and across the region.
  • Liaise with government entities and other external regulators.
  • Be the point of contact for the owners and executives, when dealing with intricate legal and commercial matters.
  • Be approachable and collaborative when working with other business functions to provide legal advice.

The Successful Applicant

  • 8+ years of experience in an in-house or external legal function.
  • Impeccable Arabic drafting skills, demonstrable by previous body of work.
  • Excellent communication, leadership and organisational skills.
  • Strong understanding of, and experience with, corporate law, procedures and regulations in the UAE and Middle Eastern jurisdictions.
  • Experience in a large holding group or international organisation highly preferable.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive, tax-free salary and benefits
  • Opportunity to work in an influential role and contribute to the growth of the business
  • Progressive, exciting environment
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