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General Counsel

Alwadi Holding
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

General Counsel

Dubai, United Arab EmiratesPosted 1 month ago
25Applicants for1 open position
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This is a full-time role as a General Counsel with AW HOLDING Dubai Office. The General Counsel will be responsible for:

  • Strong leadership and management skills to effectively lead and mentor the legal team.
  • In-depth knowledge of business operations and industry-specific regulations.
  • Experience in handling complex legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance.
  • Experience in building and maintaining strong relationships with internal stakeholders, external partners.
  • Develop and implement the company's legal strategy in alignment with business goals.
  • Provide legal advice and support to various departments within the organization.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts, agreements, and legal documents.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing and resolving legal disputes.
  • Handle Litigation, arbitration, dispute resolution in GCC and MENA region, Supervise and coordinate the work of external law firms.
  • Stay updated on changes in laws and regulations affecting the company's operations.
  • Manage, supervise, develop and train the team members within the department and other departments, assigning responsibilities.
  • Communicate and meet with clients to discuss new cases and ongoing cases.
  • Providing regular internal reporting on legal and claims/litigation matters.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in law.
  • 10+ years of experience in UAE is a MUST.
  • Experience practicing law, preferably with a law firm.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Managed a team of lawyers, paralegals and huge operation within a law firm.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Flaunt spoken and written English skills.
  • MBA will be an advantage.

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