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Job Specification

  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Experience: 4 to 5 years
  • Job Code: JB102169
  • Expiry Date: Dec 23, 2017

Job Summary

  • Functional Area: Legal
  • Job Role: Corporate Attorney
  • Location: Dubai United Arab Emirates

Job Description

  • To support in the daily operations of the legal and compliance department by reviewing, gathering, organizing and processing information relevant to transactions/deals/investment and general contracts in order to provide appropriate legal advise to business and support functions.
  • Assist in analyzing all deals/projects/investments in respect to potential risk and local and GCC legal compliance.
  • Assist in drafting and reviewing all investment/deal documents and general contract/agreement documents to ensure compliance with laid down polices.
  • Assist in company’s litigation process and any other business legal needs by reviewing litigation and document and providing appropriate advise.
  • To be proactive and assist in identifying issues, legal risks and potential liabilities in order to escalate it to the line manager.
  • To assist in safe keeping of all legal documents pertaining to legal transaction and contracts/agreement.
  • To assist line manager in the development process of company’s policies, procedures and controls at various levels through input of legal advice on relevant aspects referred. 
  • To assist in developing legal policies, processes and procedures and manage their implementation to ensure all relevant procedural/legislative requirements are fulfilled
  • To assist in preparation of management reports, legal advise documents and case summary for litigation etc.
  • To proactively seek to develop own skills, knowledge and competence in order to increase the level of personal contribution/performance
  • To carry out any other duties or tasks as required or instructed by the line manager to support the smooth operation of the legal department.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • A law degree
  • Minimum 4-5 years of experience in a law firm or a corporate legal department.  
  • Fluent in Arabic and English (both spoken and written), as well as having excellent communication skills, excellent knowledge of UAE/GCC Laws, and Legal System in the region, accurate and detailed in paper work.