Senior Legal Counsel Jobs Hiring in Abu Dhabi for Law & Legal Vacancy | Financial Services Industry

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Michael Page International (UAE) Limited

Legal Jobs in Abu Dhabi, UAE for Senior Legal Counsel Vacancy | Michael Page International (UAE) Limited Recruitment Hiring


Michael Page International (UAE) Limited, is currently looking for a Senior Legal Counsel. For this role, you will have the following job responsibilities and skill sets:


Senior Legal Counsel: Brief Job Details

Job Hiring is done by: Michael Page International (UAE) Limited (recruitment agency)

Job Position name: Senior Legal Counsel

Experience: Experience required

Job Location: Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

Education: Law related Degree

Job Function: (Law, Legal, Equity, Tax law )

Skillset required: PQE, corporate M&A, Real Estate and Tax Law

Nationality: Any Nationality

Gender: Male/female

Number of Total Vacancies: Not disclosed

Job Type: Full time and Permanent basis

Company Industry: Investment, law, legal


Job Description for Senior Legal Counsel Vacancy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Location: Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: Michael Page International (UAE) Limited

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel

Multi-faceted role within well known sovereign wealth backed conglomerate
Opportunity to work with global client and senior stakeholders


Senior Legal Counsel Job : Requirements, Required Skills & Educational Qualifications

To be considered for this role, you need to meet the following requirements:


  • Reporting to the Legal Director, the appointee will be responsible for advising on all legal and regulatory aspects for the relevant business division and assisting with risk management in this regard;
    Reviewing, advising, and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts (distribution agreements, outsourcing agreements, purchase agreements, research and development and software licensing agreements, real estate contracts, NDAs, MoUs) and compliance documents (KYC, AML, local law);
    Establishing a framework for effective project management of legal work streams, including providing timely, clear and comprehensive updates on the status of key projects;

Required skills & Qualifications :

To be considered for the role, the following criteria should be met:

  • Qualified in the UK, US or analogous jurisdiction
    Minimum of 6 years of post qualification Legal experience, with a minimum of two years spent working in Tier 1/ Magic Circle international law firm.
    Knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework of the UAE and its free zones
    The ideal individual will have legal experience in the family office setting, and/or M&A, private funds, and/or government/sovereign investment practice;
    Experience working with governmental organisations in the UAE (including SWF investors)
    Experience working with 3C licensed investment funds (in the UAE or globally)


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February 22, 2024 3:45 pm