Charterhouse is working with a leading energy trading and transportation that is looking to a hire a General / Sole Legal Counsel to play the lead role in relation to legal work for the business’s Middle East and wider international operations. The role would be to work closely with the senior management, and stakeholders in Dubai, the wider region / Asia.
About the role
The role will be as the responsible for the management of legal and compliance issues for the company’s operations, covering legal, regulatory and contractual matters. The role will be the first point of contact for legal support, covering commercial, contractual, corporate, disputes matters relating to energy trading, infrastructure and transportation matters. The role will currently be operating as the sole lawyer within a small head office function so an individual comfortable with both a hands on and strategic role is essential.
The successful candidate should be a Common Law qualified Legal Counsel with 8 – 15 years’ experience, ideally already located in Dubai, with Middle East energy sector experience. The successful individual should have experience in the sector and be coming from either a leading in-house or international law firm background. As a lead legal position within the company competitive market remuneration is on offer to attract a high calibre individual.