Senior Legal Counsel - Litigation

Location
Sharjah
Salary
TBC
Posted
17 Nov 2022
Closes
15 Dec 2022
Ref
LR-JT0087
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, a major player in the hospitality Industry is in the market for a Senior Legal Counsel - Litigation.

 

This position will head dispute resolution. The role covers all departments (including real estate, HR/employment and compliance), and will require the person to work with local stakeholders (local general managers, internal counsel and external counsel) across all jurisdictions to: (1) advise and resolve issues directly for leadership stakeholders (inc. CEO and CFO), (2) manage disputes, including to (a) gather all dispute/resolution data, (b) review such disputes and (c) action accordingly (i.e., advise, settle, litigate and/or escalate to management); (3) implement risk mitigation measures to preventatively reduce disputes; and (4) build out relationships with local counsel in each jurisdiction. Given the high volume, prioritizing and focusing on material cases will be an important skill.

 

Education

 

  • BSc, J.D., LLB, or LLM degree in Law MBA is advantageous

 

 

Experience:

 

  • 6+ years of solid experience at western/international private practice law firm Experience successfully leading a team of talented legal professionals in the Middle East Experience working on matters of corporate governance and with a board of directors

*******Arabic speaker is essential*********

 

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