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Senior Legal Counsel-Dubai

Our client is a global giant in the TMT field. They would like to hire a senior lawyer to join their Dubai team.

  • 8 - 12 years PQE
  • Experience of working in a multi-national or regional company legal department.
  • Experience in the IT, technology, projects, software, telecommunications industry.
  • Work experience in the Gulf region
  • Lead all legal support to the business in dedicated major accounts in Middle East
  • As part of the legal department’s dynamic resourcing plan, provide support other regional business
  • Providing legal advice on a wide range of agreements with the customers and other business partners
  • Provide legal training and education to business colleagues on policies, commercial law, compliance and other relevant legal matters for the sub-region and company
  • Run multiple legal risk management initiatives in the sub-region to instill a positive, world class legal compliance culture and full adherence to internal and external governance requirements
  • To review current processes in the organization, identify improvements and lead the change process
  • Coordinate with all functions in identifying, developing and implementing improvements in line with standards, processes and policies
  • Acts as a source of expert current knowledge of all legal, ethics & compliance programs and supports the development of an effective and pragmatic compliance culture
  • Initiates a communication program that ensures a clear understanding of legal compliance standards required of individuals conducting high risk activities in the business
  • Assess level of compliance with established policies, procedures and standards, across the organization as well as adequacy of internal controls within business, financial processes and operations
  • Performs proactive risk assessment to identify business processes in the sub-region and region which may represent a risk for the company, with an emphasis on financial, business controls and efficient business processes
  • Responsible for reporting and escalating risks, legal issues and best practices to Head of L&C for the ME Region
  • Coordinate with all functions in identifying, developing and implementing improvements in response to legal requirements, legislation changes and company policy requirements
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills
  • Fluent in written and oral English. Fluent in written and oral Arabic will be a highly desired skill.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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