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Legal Manager - Major Regional Bank

Michael Page

UAE

Ref: HP350-5635

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Generalist role within a bank that is seeing some very exciting growth, senior position within the hierarchy of the business

Client Details

Regional bank with a good presence in the UAE already, but following some changes in management they are now going through a very exciting expansion (particularly in Dubai). The bank is known to offer a wide range of products and does not have a reputation for high turnover of staff, unlike some competitors

Description

Selected responsibilities include:
* Handling corporate transactions
* Handling banking transactions
* Disputes management
* Labour law issues
* Negotiation of commercial contracts

Candidates with experience of international jurisdictions combined with UAE laws would be most desirable.

Job Offer

This candidate will enjoy a rare senior role within a close knit bank, as well as the chance to be a key part of the bank's expansion. The work is complex and exciting, whilst the hours and work culture is very relaxed. A rare combination.

Requirements

To be considered you must:

* Have at least 8 years of legal experience
* Have demonstrable expertise within the banking/FS sector, ideally from a well known bank
* Have the agility and flexibility to handle a range of work, not just banking transactions
* Be on the ground in the UAE already

Arabic language skills are not mandatory but may be considered an advantage

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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