Legal Counsel


Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP362-2175

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!

Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking. Join WSP, and you'll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise, and working on projects that transform society for all of us.

WSP are looking for Legal Counsel provide operationally sound advice and support to management and the client in relation to a broad range of legal tasks, agreements and related issues affecting WSP ensuring best practices remain current and active across the business units and projects.

WSP welcomes applications for part time and flexible working and would be happy to discuss potential options with you as part of your application.

Your new role, what's involved?
* Provide legal services in a timely, proactive and efficient manner to all managerial levels of the Middle East business.
* Manage the corporate entities of the Middle Eastern business including day-to-day management, liquidation and formation.
* Negotiate, draft and review the full suite of consultancy contracts, standard form contracts and subcontracts and other commercial agreements.
* Maintain appropriate awareness of the legislative and regulatory environment relating to key aspects of WSP's current operations.
* Provide advice on legal and regulatory issues and assist in the provision of advice on new or more complex legal and regulatory issues in consultation with the Senior Legal Counsel or General Counsel EMEA.
* Assist in the management of disputes on as as-needs basis.
* Assist in the development of training programmes for non-legal staff on relevant legal issues.


We'd love to hear from you if you have:
* Qualified lawyer with 5 to 10 years legal experience developed by working in a reputable law firm or in an in-house legal team specialising in construction law
* Excellent communication skills verbal and written both in English, Arabic an advantage
* Experienced in negotiating complex commercial agreements

What's in it for you?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP - we can!

WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important - be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including first class medical cover, generous annual leave, and paid professional subscriptions.

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring.? Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

About the Company

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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