Legal Director - Infrastructure Investments

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JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE

Employment: Full Time

As Legal Director you will be responsible for overseeing all legal matters related to our clients international infrastructure investments, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, managing contracts, and providing strategic legal guidance to support its growth and success

Client Details

Our client is headquartered out of Abu Dhabi and is focused on unlocking integrated value chain of infrastructure and infrastructure related investments. Through its ambitious growth strategy, our client aims to be a leader in this sector before long, and is seeking employees who share the same ambition for growth.

Description

* Provide strategic legal advice and guidance on all aspects of the company's international infrastructure investments.
* Oversee the negotiation, drafting, and review of various contracts, agreements, and legal documents related to infrastructure operations, joint ventures, acquisitions, and partnerships
* Manage legal due diligence processes for potential investments and transactions
* Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards in the jurisdictions where the company operates
* Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders, including executives, finance, and operations teams, to provide legal support and guidance
* Represent the company in legal proceedings, disputes, and negotiations with external parties
* Stay updated on legal developments, trends, and best practices in the industry
* Build and maintain relationships with external legal counsel and advisors

Job Offer

* Competitive, tax- free salary
* Opportunity to join as founding member of legal team.
* Clear path for growth and development

REQUIREMENTS

* Minimum of 10 years of experience practicing law, with a strong focus on international transactions and infrastructure investments.
* Previous experience working in a senior legal role within the infrastructure sector is highly desirable.
* Juris Doctor (JD) degree from a reputable law school, with a license to practice law in relevant jurisdictions.
* Deep understanding of international business and legal frameworks, including contract law, corporate law, and international trade regulations.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex legal concepts to non-legal stakeholders.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
* Proven track record of successfully managing legal aspects of complex international transactions.
* Ability to work independently and lead a legal team effectively.
* Fluency in English; knowledge of additional languages is a plus.
* Willingness to travel internationally as needed.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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