Legal Advisor Full Time
Chalhoub Group

Dubayy [Dubai], United Arab Emirates | Bachelor's Degree | 5 - 7 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Legal | Retail / Wholesales

Job Summary
Job Description

Preparation of Legal Documents and Contracts:

  • Prepare a wide variety of legal documents under the group General Counsel supervision.
  • Develop and/or review drafts of contracts and agreements.

Research, Analysis and Consultation:

  • Conduct legal, factual research and data analysis as directed.
  • Provide legal analysis of contractual and regulatory issues.
  • Convey legal advice and follow up information to manager regarding legal implications, risks and liabilities of proposed and actual policies, practices and contractual situations.
  • Negotiate specific contractual issues and agreements.
  • Participate in meeting and conferences pertaining to resolution of contracting issues.
  • Involved in the review of new legislation requiring contractual compliance and implementation of systems required to attain compliance.
  • Develop contracts to achieve compliance, negotiating legal issues as appropriate.

Intellectual Property:

  • Provide support in intellectual property protection and commercial proceedings.
  • Liaise with trademark agents for registering trademarks.
  • Prepare and negotiate licenses and other contracts for protection of intellectual property assets.
  • Liaise with regard to patent, trademark, copyright, antitrust, trade secret, right of publicity, and unfair competition issues with external law officers.

Routine Administrative Tasks:

  • Establish, maintain, process and/or oversee files, correspondence, databases, records, certificates, and/or other documents.
  • Liaise with government officials, business divisions, external law offices, brand principles, JV companies and the management of various legal issues.
Job Requirements
Desired Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have 5 years plus prior experience in a Law Firm or In house Legal Department
  • Be a University educated, qualified Lawyer
  • Must be an English and French speaker. Drafting will be in both languages.
  • Have a strong drive for achievement and use of initiative
  • Be an analytical thinker and problem solver
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a strong concern for quality
  • Be team player
  • Have excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Have a strong business acumen
  • Have Excellent Negotiation skills
  • Have strong technical expertise
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