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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Leading International Design and Engineering consultancy seek Legal Assistant to join their Dubai team.

Role is outlined:

Corporate / Risk
• Develop, implement and monitor the companies risk register. Make recommendations and take steps to mitigate potential risks.
• Review and provide inputs in regards to insurance requirements, arranging for alteration / or additions of terms where applicable.
• Review and provide inputs in relation to relevant PI insurance and the impacts to specific projects.

Contract / Legal Support
• Manage legal matters, including coordination with external counsel.
• Present strategic advice and recommendations to management.
• Review agreements, identify risk and present recommendations to management.
• Manage contractual negotiations with clients and/or other third parties.
• Edit clauses and draft basic agreements.
• Be aware of legislative changes and update management on changes which will affect the firm.
• Support IT, HR, marketing & finance with legal queries.
• Draft and finalise agreements for intercompany transactions.
• Contract disputes.

UBO Personal Requirements
• Assist with personal legal matters.
• Assist with the private wealth structure and compliance.
• Assist with domicile status
• Assist with property portfolio management.

Requirements

• This Individual will be currently working in the UAE market, ideally within similar role.
• Engineering/Construction background highly advantageous.
• Either legal qualifications, or construction commercial qualifications.
• Experience working on contract disputes, LOA'S, sub consultant agreements.
• 10 years experience ideally.

Well presented, exceptional communicator and hard working team player work ethic required.
Will suit an individual committed to working in a dynamic international business.

About the Company

Consisting only of Director level personnel, each with over 12 years' experience of working within the Gulf Region, we aim to alleviate all the issues and frustrations traditionally associated with using a Resourcing or external HR service. Each client and candidate is handpicked and dealt with by a Director personally thus ensuring that all parties get the level of service they expect. to: Consisting only of Director level personnel, each with over 12 years' experience of working within the Gulf Region, we aim to alleviate all the issues and frustrations traditionally associated with using a Resourcing or external HR service. Each client and candidate is handpicked and dealt with by a Director personally thus ensuring that all parties get the level of service they expect.

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