Legal Advisor

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Project owner:

Ashvan Careers

Project ID:

#TRJOB-777

Skills:

Legal, strategic partnerships, presentation skills, Law, Lawyer, Communication, Strategic Thinking, negotiation skills, Strategy consulting

Groups on focus:

General, Permanent Jobs

Job level

Subscription

Location

United Arab Emirates, Dubai

Languages

English (US) - Fluent, Arabic - Business

Description

In this position, you will work directly with the GM and their team to draft, review and negotiate terms of contracts and other legal documents of strategic importance, primarily with an investment and joint venture focus. These will include but not be limited to subscription agreements, private placement memoranda, letters of intent, shareholder agreements, non-disclosure agreements, etc.



Amongst other activities, you will identify legal risks, advising clients on measures to mitigate such risks.


Responsibilities



Assess the strength and weaknesses of cases prior to litigation. Oversee allocated litigation cases, liaise with external advocates and ensure court deadlines are met.

Advise on and keep abreast of relevant laws, particular with regard to corporate, commercial and financial law matters pertaining to the business Group in question as well as international best practice in relation thereto.

Advising clients on legal aspects of their business matter, and attending meetings, as necessary.

Advising senior management and joint venture partners on company & investment structures/re-structures.

Negotiate complex transactions, including multi-jurisdiction transactions.

Negotiate settlements.

Participation in management team meetings.

Conduct legal research, supervising researchers and summarising research on procedural matters for other members of the legal department.

Supervise renewal of corporate licences and other authorisations.

Responsible for assisting with keeping trademark registrations updated and identifying potential trademark infringements.

Advise senior management with respect to potential mergers and acquisitions and assist with integrating acquired assets into the organization.

Provide training to staff with respect to legal processes and compliance obligations.

Work with other support services groups to ensure that the company is aware of, and in compliance with, changes to laws and legislation.

Provide assistance to the Group Compliance team as appropriate.

Ensure all corporate filings for legal entities within the Business Group structure are up to date and in order.

Track action matters and submit monthly actions list report and further information as required to the General Counsel.



What we expect



Qualifications

Excellent academic credentials, Bachelors in Law



Experience

7-10 years’ relevant experience



Knowledge and Skills

• Legal knowledge

• Attention to detail

• Business awareness

• Keen judgment

• Organisational ability

• Independent strategic & analytical thought and judgement.

• Excellent interpersonal skills.

• Excellent proven written and verbal skills

• Presentations on business issues

• Computer literacy

• Negotiation skills

• Influencing skills



Personal Qualities


• Adaptable, customer focused, creative, problem solving, tenacious, commercially minded

• Ability to co-operate and work as part of a team

• Confidence to challenge existing practices

• Highest standards of professionalism

• Tolerance for stress

• At ease with cultural and language nuances

• Adaptability/flexibility required when working in an international business environment

• Astute assessor of stakeholder needs


Preference will be given to applications from Nationals of Bahrain, KSA and UAE.

Comments

Permanent role, 1 month trial period

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