Legal Counsel

  • Job type

  • Location

  • Specialism

  • Industry

    Property & Real Estate
  • Pay

  • Closing date

    8 May 2024

Legal Counsel - Real Estate

Your new company

The client is an international real estate consultancy with offices in Dubai.

Your new role

To act as Legal Counsel and provide sound legal advice across a range of legal disciplines with a focus on real estate, civil law, commercial law, employment law, companies law and to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Your Duties

  • Support company operational activity on a day-to-day basis
  • Drafting/reviewing/amending contracts to include services contracts, supplier agreements, letters, tenders, applications and ensuring compliance with legal frameworks and regulatory guidelines
  • Finalise agreements by performing miscellaneous tasks, such as highlighting textual changes in draft agreements
  • Establish adherence to applicable laws and regulations, international best practice standards, policies and procedures
  • Provide legal and regulatory advice in order to minimise financial, legal and reputational risk
  • Support the head of the legal department by keeping up to date with new legislation and regulatory changes that may impact the organisation and conducting legal research as required
  • Monitor and update standard templates as required
  • Support the head of legal in maintaining corporate governance best practice
  • Maintaining databases and arranging filing
  • Participate in meetings and committees as instructed by the head of legal
  • Performing any ad-hoc tasks as required by the business, include printing, coping, scanning and filing

What you'll need to succeed

  • At least 3 years of legal experience gained from a reputable/recognised law firm and a proven background in general corporate and commercial legal work
  • Knowledge of real estate, civil law, commercial law, employment law, company law would be advantageous.
  • Bachelor’s and master’s degree from a recognised/reputable university in law
  • Active membership from a recognised legal associate or regulatory body from a common law jurisdiction
  • Middle Eastern experience

What you'll get in return

  • Working with a multinational company
  • Tax-free salary + incentives


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Talk to Sophie Armstrong, the specialist consultant managing this position

Located in Dubai, Hays FZ LLC, Al Thuraya Tower 1, Office 2003,Media City, Dubai, UAETelephone 04 559 5823