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General Senior Counsel


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP222-2815

Job description / Role

Hays are excited to be working with a family owned business with multi-industry operations. Their goal is to maintain and grow their businesses globally and be a driving force for their regional, economic growth and progress.

My client is seeking to recruit a Group Senior Counsel to join their team. The group Senior Counsel will be responsible for the for the regulatory compliance and legal affairs of the organisation and subsidiaries.


The Group Senior Counsel will be responsible for providing advisory and drafting services on a variety of areas including corporate, general commercial, real estate, construction and operational matters. The Group Senior Counsel will be responsible for creating and maintaining policies and processes in order to mitigate legal risk and ensure these are rolled out to the whole organisation and subsidiaries.

In order to be shortlisted for this role, the essential criteria must be fulfilled:

• Hold a Law Degree ( LLB or equivalent)
• Minimum 8-10 year’s experience in Corporate, Commercial and Real Estate
• Private Practice experience would be preferred
• Must have strong experience in Real Estate
• Must be fluent in Arabic and English
• Extensive knowledge of UAE Laws and Regulations

If you fulfill the ESSENTIAL criteria and are interested in the opportunity, please apply below. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted regarding this position.

About the Company

Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.

Our Middle East office was founded in December 2005, headquartered in Dubai UAE. We deal with clients in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other key areas in the region. Our consultants sector-specific knowledge and unique understanding of the local market allows us to offer an exceptional level of service across all divisions.

We currently recruit for roles in the following sectors: Accounting & Finance, Architecture, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics, Legal, Office Support, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Sales & Marketing.

As part of our continuing expansion, we have opened a dedicated Abu Dhabi desk to further assist with our client needs across the region.

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