Media Lawyer - Arabic Speaker

Michael Page

UAE

Posted
Ref: HP350-5207

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Support all digital media business units across various locations and advise the company on media publication and broadcasting laws, commercial and IP laws

Client Details

My client is a media household name globally who operate as a coherent, performance driven business

Description

* Provide legal expertise and advice on a number of legal areas such as commercial contracts, regulatory, employment, dispute resolution, and governance issues
* Draft and negotiate programming and publishing contracts including rights acquisitions, content licenses, commissions, cast & crew agreements
* Provide local and international know-how across the regional remit
* Advise the senior legal team and other senior stakeholders on risk and regulatory changes

Job Offer

Earn an attractive expat salary in a stable, global business with strong local ties. Live and work in Abu Dhabi where the sun doesn't stop shining and enjoy the lifestyle and family benefits that come with the city and employer

Requirements

Candidates who apply should meet all of the below criteria:

* Law qualified and licensed under a relevant jurisdiction
* Fluent Arabic speaker (ability to review contracts in Arabic)
* Media experience: knowledge of media laws across multiple publication platforms
* Middle East experience is advantageous

Candidates from all over the world are encouraged to apply for this vacancy provided they meet the language skills criteria

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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