Senior Legal Counsel Job in Abu Dhabi at Prime Law Firm

Job Description

Job Title Senior Legal Counsel


Prime Law Firm is a Law firm based in Abu Dhabi of the United Arab
Emirates (UAE). The firm is looking for a Legal Counsel
to join their teams in Abu Dhabi.
The Senior Legal Counsel will provide corporate advisory
and coordinate external legal support for the firm.
He/she will report directly to the Managing partner. Responsibilities
Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance etc.)
Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies
Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues
Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust
Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights
Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces
Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility
Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation
Requirements and skills
Qualified in an UAE jurisdiction Background and experience
4 – 6 years of post-qualification experience at an international or a large local law firm
Currently working in the UAE with a hands-on knowledge of local laws and regulations

High knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
Fully bilingual with hands-on demonstrable experience in drafting letters and documents in Arabic
Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
High degree of professional ethics and integrity
Sound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information
Outstanding communication skills
degree in Law
MA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered an advantage.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract Ability to commute/relocate:
Abu Dhabi: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
Bachelor’s (Preferred)
UAE jurisdiction Background: 4 years (Preferred)
LEGAL COUNSEL IN UAE: 4 years (Preferred)

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Company: Prime Law Firm

Company Location:  Abu Dhabi

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