• Location

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

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  • Contact:

    Mark Anderson

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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CLIENT: We are working with an international trade and supply chain conglomerate business, with operations and offices across the globe. They form part of a much wider industrial group with vast business interests. They are now seeking a new General Counsel to be based from their Dubai office.

ROLE: Joining and advising the senior management team, you will have full access to C suite dealings across a wide array of legal needs and requirements. In particular the group requires someone with large scale project management experience, who can run complex multi-jurisdictional processes with speed and effectiveness. It's really important that you can provide high level strategic input across areas of corporate, finance, restructuring and disputes, as well as having a clear head for compliance, regulatory and corporate governance matters.

CANDIDATE: There are some guideline criteria to consider:

  • At least 10+ years of PQE is likely to be best.
  • Common law qualified with very strong international business acumen.
  • Exposure to a range and depth and work from international law firms and corporates.
  • A skill set of one of corporate, finance or disputes would be ideal - or a combination of all being perfect.
  • A strong and confident personality who can deal with pressure and lead teams and projects.
  • Currently on the ground in the UAE will be best.
  • Candidates who can start quite quickly will heavily preferred.

This is a high profile position and will offer many complex challenges. Please do get in touch for a full job description and discussion.

REF: PR/197672

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