Head of Legal

J&T Express Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP341-08

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Head of Legal Department oversees the legal department, leads in-house attorneys / engage external consultants, provides direction on major legal and regulatory issues, and plays an important role in deploying business operation and entity structure.

The incumbent would be responsible for advising the executive management on governance legislation and procedural matters and ensure that the company complies with its statutory obligations under relevant laws and regulations.

Key Responsibilities

- Responsible for providing guidance on corporate governance leads efforts in negotiating and drafting contracts, risk management, and the development of plans and policies.
- Oversee delivery of legal services and resources to accomplish corporate goals, strategies, and priorities.
- Oversee license and IP-related matters application and maintenance.
- Oversee internal policies, code of conduct, labor regulations and external contracts, etc.
- Ensure that the business is optimally structured and duly licensed in the relevant jurisdictions, including obtaining tax and labor advice where relevant.
- Advice on governance legislation and procedural matters.
- Ensure that the company complies with its statutory obligations under relevant laws and regulations.
- Oversee the relationship with the administrative department.


Candidate Requirements

- Must have graduation or post-graduation in Law with minimum experience of 7 years with a law firm of repute.
- Must have UAE or KSA Bar.
- Familiar with multinational companies and the logistics industry would be a plus.
- Strong legal experience in corporate, commercial matters & corporate governance.
- Proficient in English or Arabic, Mandarin would be a plus.
- Litigation skills to handle administrative procedures within public authorities.
- Solution-oriented: ability to look outside the box and problem solver.

Strongly preferred:

- Expertise in working with multinational companies and the logistics industry
- In-house experience
- International experience


- J&T Express offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits.
- Benefits include health insurance
- The non-monetary compensation includes a great opportunity to be part of an innovative, meaningful, fun, and rapidly growing organization.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online.

About the Company

J&T Express is a globalized, technologically innovative integrated logistics service provider. We are committed to continuing creating the ultimate express and logistics experience for our customers, and becoming a trustworthy comprehensive logistics service provider.

J&T Express was founded in August 2015. Our business covers a wide range of areas such as express delivery, freight forwarding, warehousing and supply chains as well as covering city, inter-provincial and international shipments. J&T Express's service network covers 13 countries and reaches nearly 2.5 billion people worldwide.

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