Chief Legal Counsel - Holding Company Confidential Company

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Details: Posted on: 10th December 2017

  • Company Name: Abu Dhabi University
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Monthly Salary: Unspecified
  • Minimum Work Experience: 10-15 Years
  • Minimum Education Level: Bachelors Degree
  • Listed By: Employer
  • Career Level: Mid-level


Job Description

To provide legal advice and guidance across Holding Company and its Subsidiaries to ensure all business operations remain in compliance with applicable legislation and regulatory requirements.

Lead the legal function to safeguard legal interests of Holding Company and its Subsidiaries.
Take necessary measures to ensure legal and regulatory compliance across all aspects of business operations.
Provide technical expertise on corporate and regulatory matters to protect the business from potential risks.
Oversee the registration / protection of the Company’s intellectual property rights (e.g. trademarks, patents, copyright etc.) in accordance with legislation.
Oversee the business registrations and licensing process to ensure adherence to legal and regulatory requirements.
Evaluate impact of corporate legislation and statutory regulations on the company’s current / proposed businesses and investments.
Lead resolution of all corporate disputes.
Review corporate documentations to ensure they are legally compliant.
Source and build relationships with reputable external legal entities and specialist in order to deal with corporate dispute matters which require specialist expertise such as litigation, arbitration, employee claims etc.
Keep abreast of amendments to legislation that may affect the Company and take proactive measures to safeguard business interests


Master's/Bachelor’s Degree in Law
12+ years experience
5+ years experience in a similar role with Holding Company/Property Development Real Estate entity.
Bilingual (Arabic and English)
Knowledge of local and international applicable legislation and industry regulations
Arbitration and dispute resolution
Able to identify legal risks and develop mitigation strategies

Job Details

Job Location: Dubai, UAE
Company Industry: Real Estate
Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
Job Role: Legal
Employment Status: Full time
Employment Type: Employee
Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Executive/Director
Degree: Bachelor's degree

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