JOB DETAILS
SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL
Location   United Arab Emirates
Salary   
Sector   Real Estate
Job Type   Full Time
Date   27/08/2018
Job Ref No   3868

Company Profile

Our client is one of the leading construction companies in the UAE with a long standing reputation of delivering some of the most remarkable projects over the decades.

Job Description

The successful candidate should have 8-10 years plus experience (8PQE+) related to construction and project work. Preference will be given to candidates with a number of years in-house legal experience gained in the UAE either in-house with another company or in a UAE-based law firm.

To mximize the financial effectiveness and profitability of the business through ensuring the diligent application of proper contractual and commercial practices and the careful management of risk.

Candidate Profile

Reporting to the Managing Director, our Ideal candidate must:

  • Have experience with construction litigation. 
  • Have excellent at drafting and negotiating high-value and complex contracts. 
  • Have excellent written and communication skills accompanied by strong business acumen.
  • Be proactive and flexible with the ability to handle numerous tasks at the same time and prioritise them effectively.

The ideal candidate for the role would have:

  1. Academic and professional legal qualifications - Degree in law and qualification and admission as a lawyer/attorney/solicitor/barrister in home country.
  2. 8-10 years plus experience as Legal