Senior Legal Advisor - Government

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-4904

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Senior Legal Advisor - Abu Dhabi Government

Senior role within a major government entity that is known to have an international outlook. Fast paced and complex legal work on offer

Client Details

This entity is involved in advancing the UAE's socioeconomic platform, they have a crucial role in the development of the country. It is a well regarded and modern entity with a forward thinking attitude, not traditional in any way. The legal team is a small but growing one and this is a very key strategic hire for them


* Support the team in corporate transactions across the globe - transaction management
* Ensure compliance with statutory regulations and internal controls
* Participate during trials
* Reviewing and drafting all contracts (local and overseas) including MOUs MOA, AOA, M&A's, Deal Advisory, etc
* Instil corporate governance policies

Job Offer

This is the chance to be part of a prestigious entity with an exciting mission, you will take a key role in the advance of the UAE as a country. The work is complex and international in nature, and you will be the most senior lawyer reporting into the Director General.


To be considered you should have the following:

* Minimum 7-8 years of legal experience
* Bilingual - English and Arabic
* Strong corporate and commercial expertise
* Some knowledge of or experience of Financial Services
* Based in Abu Dhabi

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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