QC Legal

LEGAL COUNSEL 5+ YEARS' PQE

Recruiter
QC Legal
Location
Abu Dhabi (Emirate) (AE)
Salary
to 80,000 AED per month plus benefits
Posted
12 Nov 2021
Closes
10 Dec 2021
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level

CALLING OUT TO ALL TECHNOLOGY LAWYERS!!!

We are delighted to be offering this role as exclusive search consultants.  This role is open to lawyers who are happy to relocate from the UK to Dubai. 

We are working with one of the region’s leading technology and digital transformation providers, playing a central role in the evolution of today’s digital economy. It empowers organisations to optimize their business goals utilizing cloud and emerging technology solutions, and by co-creating transformational digital platforms and services through public-private partnerships (PPP).

The team offers a warm, collaborative and high performing environment designed to cultivate your full business potential. We are specifically looking for someone who is: 

  • Self-confident
  • A self-starter
  • Someone ideally with in house experience, but will consider exceptional private practice candidates
  • Someone who has first rate technology and digitisation experience
  • A person who can demonstrate being able to work autonomously while delivering first rate outcomes, working in multi-faceted teams

Our client is offering a salary of up to 80,000 AED per month plus benefits. 

The Role:

  • Legal Counsel: responsible for advising the organisation and its affiliates/joint ventures in contractual, legal and compliance matters and supporting the business to drive the delivery of its products, services and new initiatives whilst identifying and mitigating risk and adhering to proper corporate governance and compliance requirements.
  • Provider of key legal expertise, based on a deep understanding of technology, commercial, corporate, joint venture and intellectual property matters, based on relevant and extensive experience.
  • Provider of strategic legal, contractual and compliance advice to the business on key projects, including new technology products and services, the development of new technology platforms, and entering into new joint ventures and public-private-partnerships, in each case considering the businesses’ key objectives as well as timeframes for project delivery; calibrating advice accordingly.
  • Advise across all group functions and individual counsel will have special responsibility for digital businesses/product streams/public-private partnerships or joint ventures/SPVs, depending on their specific assigned remit, under the overall oversight of the General Counsel.
  • Support the corporate governance program by assisting the General Counsel in managing the Delegation of Authority and in board and shareholder processes and internal and group-wide management engagement as required.
  • Lead the efficient risk-managed resolution of third-party disputes under the directions of the General Counsel.
  • Managing engagements with external counsel in compliance with group legal procurement practices and under the directions of the General Counsel.

You Will:

  • Have excellent academics, achieving a minimum 2:1 at Undergraduate level.
  • PQE: 5 years minimum at magic or circle silver, white shoe or equivalent. 
  • Technology experience covering start-ups, JV's PPP's. 
  • Demonstrate a strong track record of delivering on major projects.
  • Demonstrate a strong client orientated approach, exceptional team skills and a can-do attitude.
  • Have solid presentation and client handling skills and be commercially astute (take an active part in business development for the firm).
  • Be ready to hit the ground running as part of a busy team and create results from day one.

How to Apply

Find out more about our current job opportunities here: https://qclegal.com  

Please note: If we do not respond back to you its because we've deemed that your CV is not suitable and you are not what we are looking for on this occasion, though we expressly thank you for your interest. 

QC Legal is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace, very much setting the industry benchmark, leading from the front and by example.

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