Head of Legal - IP Focus - Law Firm

{{ flashMessage.message }}


Employment: Full Time

Head of Legal - IP Focus - Law Firm - Dubai Based

We are seeking a highly experienced and knowledgeable Head of Legal with a strong focus on Intellectual Property (IP) to join our prestigious law firm based in Dubai, UAE.

The ideal candidate will lead the IP legal team and provide strategic guidance on all IP matters while ensuring compliance with local and international laws and regulations.

- Develop and implement legal strategies and objectives with a specific focus on Intellectual Property (IP) matters.
- Provide expert advice and guidance on IP rights, trademarks, patents, copyrights, and trade secrets.
- Lead and manage a team of legal professionals, overseeing their work and providing mentorship and support.
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders to assess and mitigate legal risks related to IP, including licensing, infringement, and protection of IP assets.
- Draft, review, and negotiate IP-related agreements, contracts, and licensing arrangements.
- Stay updated on the latest developments in IP laws and regulations and ensure the firm's compliance with changes.
- Represent the firm in IP-related disputes, litigation, and negotiations with external parties.

AED 65,000 to 90,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: Will be dependant on book of business - reason for the salary variation


- Bachelor's degree in Law with a focus on Intellectual Property (IP) or related field. Master's degree and ideally a common law admittance would also be highly desired.
- Proven experience (8 years) as a legal professional with a strong emphasis on Intellectual Property (IP) matters, preferably within a reputable law firm or corporate legal department.
- Must have a transferable book of business
- In-depth knowledge of IP laws, regulations, and best practices, with a track record of successful IP portfolio management and protection.
- Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a diverse legal team.
- Strong communication and negotiation abilities, with a proven track record of handling complex IP-related legal matters.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment, with a proactive and solution-oriented approach to legal challenges.
- Membership in relevant bar associations and accreditation to practice law in the UAE is highly desirable.
- Fluency in English is required, and proficiency in Arabic or other languages is a plus.


Executive search involves working with a third party, such as JEX Personnel.

Executive search is relationship driven. JEX Personnel will work closely with you to understand the requirements of the role. It is a research-led approach, meaning a search firm will be paid a retainer fee upfront to carry out analyse the marketplace and benchmark for skills/roles and salaries.

A search firm will tend to have extensive knowledge of and access to board directors and senior executives across industries and functions, allowing them to build a large pool of top executive talent

Advertise Here

Candidates who applied for this job also applied for:

Senior Legal Specialist (Commercial Contracts)

Easy Apply
Ultimate HR Solutions
24 Jan 2024

Legal Counsel

Easy Apply
31 Jan 2024


Easy Apply
ManpowerGroup Middle East
8 Mar 2024

Legal Counsel

Easy Apply
Michael Page
14 Feb 2024

Head of Legal and Compliance - Investment Fund

Easy Apply
Michael Page
13 Feb 2024