Legal Counsel

Mackenzie Jones
Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP279-784
Mackenzie Jones

The Role


The Role


With continued growth in the Middle East and Africa, this multinational has created the position of Legal Counsel to support its operations across the Region.

As the sole Counsel based in Dubai, you will have a great deal of autonomy in your role on a day-to-day basis and will report to the Legal Director in the UK. Your work will involve drafting and negotiating contracts, liaising with government entities as well as ensuring risk and compliance policy is adhered to across the company. In addition, you will instruct external counsel as well as senior management across more than 30 countries.

Requirements


Requirements


• At least three year’s PQE
• Common law qualification preferred
• Excellent English drafting abilities
• Arabic and/ or French language proficiency would is highly desirable
• Willingness to travel

This role would suit a legal professional keen to work in a professional, dynamic and flexible environment. A four day week or reduced working hours are a real possibility for the right candidate.

About the Company


About the Company


Mackenzie Jones Middle East has decades of HR, Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Sales, Secretarial & Business Support, Management Consulting and Engineering recruitment expertise. Along with a deep understanding of key market sectors and regions, we never forget to treat clients, companies and candidates as individuals who have unique needs.

So we always listen, constantly learn, occasionally challenge and frequently advise. It’s all part of a service renowned for its courtesy, consideration and dedication. Based in Dubai since 2006, our office covers the GCC and Levant countries and with the right regional expertise, we are the leading specialists.

We’re growing rapidly because people appreciate our honesty, commitment and results.

Areas of specialties we recruit for are: Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, Sales, Secretarial & Business Support, Executive Search, Banking & Financial Services, Management Consulting and Engineering.
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