Senior Legal Counsel in Dubayy [Dubai], United Arab Emirates

at Al Futtaim

Retail / Wholesales
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Legal Counsel to join our Group Legal Department based in Dubai Festival City.

Reporting to the Legal Director - Trading, the Senior Legal Counsel will act in a broad corporate/commercial role and the responsibilities will include the following:



  • Providing legal advice and support to the trading divisions namely Automotive, Retail, Electronics/Engineering/Technology divisions

  • Drafting, negotiating and/or vetting commercial contracts relating to joint ventures, distributorships/franchises, sale and purchases, leases, mergers and acquisitions

  • Attending to corporate matters including incorporation of companies, restructuring, secretarial support for the meetings of Board of Directors and shareholders

  • Arranging for the protection of intellectual property rights

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


To apply for this role you should have the following skills, experiences and qualifications:

  • Academic and professional legal qualifications (English/ common law qualified lawyer and admitted as a lawyer/attorney/solicitor/barrister in home country)
  • 4 to 7 years of post-qualification experience
  • Previous experience in an in-house legal role in corporate/ commercial areas will be preferable
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • UAE/ regional experience would be an advantage

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