Construction Lawyer - Government Entity

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-4913

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Construction Lawyer - Government Entity in Abu Dhabi

Senior Legal Counsel role with a focus on construction matters, as well as more general commercial contracts and regulatory aspects

Client Details
Government entity in Abu Dhbai with a rich history and some very exciting projects in the pipeline for the next 12 months. The legal team is small but includes some top quality personnel with multinational backgrounds

* Generalist commercial contracts, drafting and negotiating
* Handling all construction matters with a particular focus on FIDIC and JCT contracts
* Regulatory work
* Some management of more junior team members

Job Offer
Given the pipeline of projects that is upcoming for this entity, the quality of work on offer for this hire is second to none. At a time when the construction market is suffering, this entity has bucked the trend and as such this role offers a lot of stability. You will be part of a lean team with some exceptional talent in it, so will be surrounded by like minded individuals who take pride in their work.


To be considered you must have the following:

* Minimum of 7 years legal experience
* International qualifications
* In depth expertise of FIDIC and ideally JCT contracts as well
* Some general commercial contracts expertise

Those with previous experience of working either in the government or in a multinational will be shown preference

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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