JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE
Providing legal advice: Legal counsels are responsible for providing legal advice and guidance to their organization. They must have a thorough understanding of the legal issues that affect their organization and be able to advise on matters such as contracts, intellectual property, employment law, and regulatory compliance.
Drafting and reviewing legal documents: Legal counsels are responsible for drafting and reviewing legal documents such as contracts, agreements, and policies. They must ensure that these documents comply with legal requirements and protect their organization's interests.
Managing litigation: Legal counsels are responsible for managing litigation involving their organization. They must work with outside counsel to develop legal strategies and ensure that their organization is represented effectively in court.
Compliance: Legal counsels must ensure that their organization complies with all applicable laws and regulations. They must stay up-to-date on changes in the law and advise their organization on how to remain compliant.
Risk management: Legal counsels are responsible for identifying and managing legal risks that may affect their organization. They must work with other departments to develop strategies for managing these risks and minimizing their impact.
Training: Legal counsels are responsible for training employees on legal issues that affect their organization. They must develop training materials and deliver training sessions to ensure that employees understand their legal obligations and responsibilities.
Corporate governance: Legal counsels are responsible for ensuring that their organization adheres to good corporate governance practices. They must advise on matters such as board composition, director responsibilities, and shareholder rights.
To be a successful legal counsel, you must have excellent legal knowledge and analytical skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You should also have a thorough understanding of business operations and be able to balance legal and commercial considerations when advising your organization.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading talent advisory and solutions company. We proudly make a difference in the working lives of 3.5 million people every year. Our culture is entrepreneurial and inclusive, and we are united by our passion for making a difference in the world of work. We work with over 100,000 organizations in 60 countries, enabling their success. We have 35,000 people working with us across more than 60 countries and territories.
Adecco has been rapidly growing in the Middle East since 2008, developing a substantial footprint throughout the region. We work across 250 different clients, Adecco has more than 62 full time employees, working in 4 offices, servicing all countries across the GCC region. We offer Temporary Staffing, Permanent Placement, Executive Search, Assessments, Visa And Payroll, Outsourcing, PRO Solutions customised as per client requirements. Adecco Middle East Head Office is based in Dubai with a branch at Abu Dhabi.