Legal Counsel - Wealth Management / Investments


Dubai, UAE

Ref: OP576-1141

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Guildhall is supporting a Wealth Management holding company that has recently established a new office in Dubai, UAE.

We are looking for a talented Legal Counsel to be he legal point of contact for all legal affairs.

Responsibilities include:
- Working with private clients on various wealth planning and investment matters: setting up corporate structures, handling communications with registration and supervising authorities, dealing with company administration matters;
- Provide support to the business team for day-to-day legal matters and questions, including drafting, reviewing, finalizing, and interpreting agreements and other legal documents;
- Advising on and negotiating corporate transactional matters and overseeing the structuring of investment products;
- Manage company maintenance and corporate governance for the firm and its affiliated entities;
- Identifying and driving implementation of operational enhancements and internal policies/procedures in order to effectively mitigate risk and improve efficiency.

AED 35,000 to 40,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


- 5+ years of relevant work experience
- Deep knowledge of UAE free zones’ procedures and requirements
- Hands on experience in structuring and setting up holding vehicles in UAE
- Knowledge of UAE banking/insurance/financial services industry regulations and practices
- An excellent ability to draft contracts
- Proficiency in English and Arabic

About the Company

Guildhall is the most respected HR & Headhunting Consultancy in the MENA Region.

With deep, extensive knowledge of HR & Recruiting in the region, Guildhall has become a trusted partner of choice for candidates and clients. Starting from an exclusive recruitment agency in Dubai - UAE, Guildhall has grown into an elite service with the ability to cover vacancies in across MENA and Asia-pacific.

Offering tailored Career Sessions and an innovative industry-first membership program designed to save money on core services.

Guildhall is the partner of choice.

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