Litigation Lawyer in Dubayy [Dubai], United Arab Emirates

at Al Futtaim

Legal Services
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description


  • The candidate should have a wide experience as litigator in criminal or civil or commercial litigation. And should be able to represent the company in hearings, arbitrations and mediations as well as tribunals.

  • Compiling information for court cases and/ or the external council as applicable ;conducting legal research; finding laws or similar court decisions related to pending cases; interpreting laws or legislation; explaining government laws or regulations; analyzing data, legal questions and existing evidence or facts; writing legal documents. He must also communicate well with others on a daily basis. Sometimes,  he may have to serve legal papers.

  • Arranging for the protection of intellectual property rights.

  • Outsourcing legal services and liaising with external counsels as and when necessary.

  • Drafting and filing criminal cases and attend to hearings at various court, police stations, prosecution department of the UAE

  • Drafting, reviewing and/or advising on some commercial contracts relating to the Group business in the UAE.

  • Ensure proper compliance by the Group companies with all relevant laws and regulations.

  • The candidate should be objective, be highly analytical, and have organizational, management and problem-solving skills and he must be strategic and confident in carrying out his decisions and speaking on behalf of company.


  • Academic and professional legal qualifications (qualified lawyer from a reputable university and admitted as a lawyer in home country).
  • 5 years of post-qualification experience out of which at least 3 years of practical experience in the UAE.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience in an in-house legal role and with GCC experience.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • Good communications, management and computer skills.

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