Ref: QP275-4440

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Position Title: Marine Legal Advisor
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: up to 20K AED all-inclusive depending on experience and qualifications
Job Location: Dubai, UAE

About the Client:
One of the leading providers of specialized services for shipping, marine and offshore operations within the Oil & Gas sector in the UAE.

Job Description:
• Assist Commercial Director in handling and coordinating commercial aspects of the company including, prequalifying, tendering, drafting, and negotiating contracts
• Assist the commercial department on daily basis with contracts, risks, and reporting to Commercial Director and (Vice) Chairman
• Provide counsel on local and international contracts and provide critical counsel on Marine legal matters including seafarers and insurance
• Prepare, draft, and word clauses and agreements for a wide variety of legal documentation and issues for the Commercial team such as company assets, contracts, ship registration, ownership registration, certificate of incorporation and insurance demand letters, deeds, wills, lawsuits, and appeals
• Negotiate all types of contracts to meet the needs of the company
• Explain the law & provide legal advice including monitoring legal risk in the documentation & giving guidance on the acceptable notion of risk
• Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for natural and juristic persons
• Conduct legal research such as legal concepts, case law, judicial opinions, statutes, and regulations


• Male, 50 years old and below
• Bachelor’s degree in Law or equivalent
• Minimum 5 years of marine experience
• Sound knowledge of the offshore oil and gas labor market
• Sound knowledge of BIMCO, Saudi Aramco Offshore Time, ADNOC Framework agreement, and similar contracts for oil & gas and EPC companies
• Sound knowledge of marine insurance
• Sound knowledge of Maritime legislation (STCW, MLC 2006)

About the Company

RTC-1 Employment Services is a licensed recruitment firm based in Dubai, UAE. Our team has been in the market since 2004 and we are supporting various industries with their staffing needs across the Middle East and Africa.

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