Senior Legal Counsel

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-5889

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As Senior Legal Counsel you will closely support the Group General Counsel in all aspects of delivering legal services to the Group worldwide.

Client Details

Global player in ports and logistics, with major operations across all continents. Major operations in the Middle East and US and Russia. Annual revenue of over $1bn.


* Assists the Group General Counsel with all aspects of delivering and managing legal services to the Board of Directors and Shareholders of the Group of Companies globally.
* Draft legal memos and summaries to the Board and Senior Management explaining complex legal structures and issues expected or anticipated in an international corporate/finance transaction.
* Draft, review, modify and negotiate corporate and commercial agreements and asset based, acquisition and corporate finance documentation
* Acts as corporate gatekeeper to help ensure corporate compliance with all applicable policies, rules, laws and regulations.

Job Offer

* Competitive, tax-free salary.
* Clear path to progress within the organisation.
* Opportunity to contribute to the worldwide operations of the group


* 12+ years of legal experience with, with minimum 2 years in a top tier International Law Firm.
* UK education/ experience preferable.
* Strong understanding of, and experience with, corporate law, procedures and regulations in the UAE and Middle Eastern jurisdictions.
* Experience in logistics sector preferred but not essential

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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AED 25,500

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