Charterhouse is working with an established technology company who are looking to hire a Legal Counsel to join it Dubai based legal team. The role will focus on commercial, technology and IT legal agreements for the business across the UAE, Middle East and Europe. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business during a period of further international expansion.
About the Role
Within this role you will work closely with the General Counsel, legal team and Stakeholders within the business. You will play a key role in drafting, negotiating and reviewing a broad range of technology agreements. In addition, this role will involve legal work around intellectual property rights, software licensing and partnerships, as well as tenders and proposals etc. There will also be an emphasis on maintaining compliance and contracting rules and regulations, particularly around data protection and GDPR.
The successful candidate should be a Common Law qualified Lawyer with c.3 – 6 years’ experience. You should ideally have experience working on technology / IT agreements either working as an In-House Legal Counsel at a technology company or in the TMT practice of an international law firm. Knowledge and experience relating to technology law and data protection, gained in the UAE / Middle East is highly desirable.
This is an excellent opportunity for a Lawyer already in Dubai or an individual interested in relocating. Competitive tax free remuneration and package on offer to secure a high calibre candidate. Due to the scope of the role Arabic language skills are not required.