Charterhouse is working with a professional services company in Dubai who is looking to hire an experienced Lawyer with at least 5-7+ years’ experience to work as Regional Legal Manager. Our client is looking for an individual with some experience of legal work in the oil & gas sector, ideally UAE commercial contract review, negotiation and drafting experience, and some knowledge relating to employment law.
About the role
The role will involve an interesting broad reaching legal counsel position, working closely with the business and senior stakeholders in relation to the legal aspects of the company’s operations in the Middle East region. This is a mixed remit covering corporate and strategic legal matters, restructuring etc., as well as day-to-day commercial contracts, managing external counsel, human resources as required. The position will involve managing other more junior legal, contracts and compliance personnel.
The successful candidate should be a Lawyer with some exposure to oil & gas sector legal work and issues. There is an interest in an individual with at least 5 years' experience relating to corporate, commercial, contracts and human resources legal work, with experience of the drafting, review, negotiation and management of high value agreements etc. Preference would be for a candidate with in-house Legal Counsel experience gained either in-house with another company or in a UAE based law firm. Lawyers with oil & gas sector experience interested in relocating from the UK, Ireland, and Australia etc. experience are of interest. The role does not require Arabic language skills.