Director of Legal Affairs (UAE National)

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6860

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is looking for Legal Director with leadership experience to lead their legal affairs team to success.

Client Details

Fast - Paced government entity that enhance the living standards of people.


* Develop policies and systems based on international best practices and oversee their implementation.
* Manage legislation and legal studies, including drafting and reviewing laws and regulations.
* Provide legal advice and opinions to support departmental units in their work.
* Give appropriate directions to correspondence and periodic reports received by the Department from all stakeholders inside and outside the department.
* Direct and supervise investigations into employee conduct and manage correspondence and reports.
* Provide guidance and oversight of all work related to expressing opinion and legal advice.

Job Offer

* Chance to work in a rapidly expanded business.
* Clear progression path.
* Excellent learning and development opportunity.
* Strong benefits package.


* Bachelor's Degree in Law.
* UAE Nationality with Family Book.
* 10-12 years of relevant work experience in legal affairs, preferably in a government or public sector organisation.
* Extensive legal education and training, including a law degree from a reputable university.
* Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex legal documents and make informed decisions based on legal analysis.
* Excellent leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills

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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