Senior Legal Counsel

Sharjah Permanent
  • Top level senior role within global logistics company
  • Mature corporate and commercial lawyer with proven international legal experienc

About Our Client

Global player in ports and logistics, with major operations across all continents. Major operations in the Middle East and US and Russia. Annual revenue of over $1bn.

Job Description

  • Assists the Group General Counsel with all aspects of delivering and managing legal services to the Board of Directors and Shareholders of the Group of Companies globally.
  • Draft legal memos and summaries to the Board and Senior Management explaining complex legal structures and issues expected or anticipated in an international corporate/finance transaction.
  • Draft, review, modify and negotiate corporate and commercial agreements and asset based, acquisition and corporate finance documentation
  • Acts as corporate gatekeeper to help ensure corporate compliance with all applicable policies, rules, laws and regulations.

The Successful Applicant

  • 12+ years of legal experience with, with minimum 2 years in a top tier International Law Firm.
  • UK education/ experience preferable.
  • Strong understanding of, and experience with, corporate law, procedures and regulations in the UAE and Middle Eastern jurisdictions.
  • Experience in logistics sector preferred but not essential

What's on Offer

  • Competitive, tax-free salary.
  • Clear path to progress within the organisation.
  • Opportunity to contribute to the worldwide operations of the group
Sadhbh Marie Kelly
Quote job ref

Job summary

General Counsel - In-house
Transport & Distribution
Contract type
Consultant name
Sadhbh Marie Kelly
Job reference