Legal Director - Leasing

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-5907

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As the Legal Director for the Assets Division, you will be responsible for managing all existing assets with the aim of growing the organisation's recurring revenue. You will negotiate, draft and review residential and retail leases, manage leasing disputes and develop organisational structures to streamline the leasing process.

Client Details

A large real estate developer with a number of high-profile projects across the UAE.


* Provide leadership and expertise on matters relating to real estate and retail leasing.
* Manage a large volume of transactions within the existing assets.
* Collaborate with the legal team to develop strategies to streamline legal operations.
* Drive growth in the assets business through bespoke and innovative leasing strategies.
* Lead on all rental disputes and collections.
* Manage the legal team in the Assets Business and mentor other Counsels in the legal function.

Job Offer

* Competitive, tax-free salary and benefits
* Opportunity to work in an influential role and contribute to the growth of the business
* Progressive, exciting environment


* At least 15 years of experience in a leading retail, real estate or large holding group in the region.
* Must be bilingual with excellent drafting skills in Arabic and English.
* Extensive commercial experience within the leasing and rentals space.
* Experience with retail and rental disputes.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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