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General Counsel

Robert Half

UAE

Ref: HP341-312

Job description / Role

The Role

Proactively address legal needs of the Group of Companies, as they arise, in legally prudent, cost-effective, resourceful and timely manner in performing role add value to the Company.

Key Responsibilities

* Provide strategic and pragmatic legal advice to senior management
* Anticipate, identify, manage and proactively mitigate legal / legal-commercial risks across the Group
* Review, draft and negotiate contracts with the Companies' partners, suppliers, clients, target investors and lenders
* Involve in merger and acquisition and negotiate the contracts to complete the transaction
* Provide legal support in relation to all company law matters including the incorporation of companies, reviewing and/or drafting articles of association/by-laws as well as shareholder agreements and reviewing and/or drafting shareholder/board resolutions
* Providing legal support in relation to all intellectual property matters
* Provide an assistance with legal matters relating to employees and employment
* Coordinate with external counsel where required
* Since the company is listed on TSXV- Canada, coordinate the legal matters relating thereto
* Lead the initiative of setting up of a good corporate governance framework for the company

Skills and Personal Attributes Required:

* Ready to work hands-on basis to draft legal contract and other matter with less reliant on external counsel
* Focused, target-oriented and time-bound way of operating. Ability to deliver results
* Ability to take full responsibility
* Manage relationships and create associations of trust with internal and external stakeholders
* Ability to work remotely with global operations on legal matters
* Solid commercial understanding
* Comfortable working in multi-cultural environment
* Confidentiality and high professional ethics

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

* Bachelor's Degree in law or JD
* Extensive commercial law and company law experience
* Minimum 10 years of experience
* Experience in mining industry is a must
* Working experience and knowledge of African continent is must
* Spanish and French knowledge will be desirable

Salary and Benefits:

* 45-55K AED Per Month
* 30 calendar days holidays in each calendar year
* Medical insurance as per company policy

About the Company

Founded in 1948, Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE symbol: RHI) is the world\'s first and largest specialized staffing firm and a member of the S&P 500 index. We are a global leader in professional staffing and consulting services and the parent company of Protiviti, a leading independent internal audit and business and technology risk consulting firm. For 2006, Robert Half International reported revenues of $4 billion and now has staffing and consulting operations in more than 400 locations worldwide.

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