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Senior Legal Counsel - Trade Finance/Logistics - Dubai

Jameson Legal
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
£130000 - £150000 per annum + Tax free + benefits
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

Job Details

We are working with a client on an exclusive basis in what is a very interesting opportunity with a rapidly scaling business with a global footprint across Europe, the Middle East and Africa that specialises in supply-chain management including logistics, freight-forwarding, transportation, trade finance and security services. Our client does a significant amount of work into sub-Saharan Africa but also act on other matters such as providing a tech software platform for supply-chain components.

This is a fantastic chance to join an international team in Dubai where you will be overseeing junior lawyers across different verticals of the business and reporting directly to the Group General Counsel in a position of authority. It is essential that applicants have a strong background in trade finance and logistics as well as an exposure to trading of commodities. Day to-day responsibilities include contract reviews, structuring and negotiation especially with third parties amongst other commercial/regulatory matters.

Candidates should ideally have a minimum of 7 years of legal experience working for leading international law firms and in-house functions. The successful candidates will likely be qualified in England & Wales or another common law jurisdiction such as Australia, Canada or New Zealand. Although not essential, spoken/written fluency in French would be appreciated.

Remuneration: £130,000 - £150,000 tax free + benefits

For a confidential chat about this role, please contact Robert Gregorio at:

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.


Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

Company info
+44 203 427 3148
24 Greville Street
United Kingdom

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