Senior Legal Counsel - Shared Services

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6029

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As Senior Legal Counsel, you will be responsible for handling all legal related issues and advise the pertaining company, Project Owners and Affiliates under relevant service agreements, often involving complex matters across Qatar and global jurisdictions.

Client Details

World leader in the production and supply of natural resources


* Provides legal advice and guide stakeholders, regulators and contractors on legal related issues adhering to department guidelines and law in a timely manner.
* Performs duties such as interpreting laws and follow up legal suits and arbitration to which the Company is a party to and supervise the activities undertaken by outside counsel.
* Leads on investigations for identifying and resolving legal issues, recommending the most appropriate approaches to remain efficient.
* Maintains current knowledge of international best practices, internal and external laws, rules and regulations and integrate into the Company policy and procedure

Job Offer

* Competitive, tax-free salary and 37 days annual leave
* Clear path to progress within the organisation.
* Progressive, exciting environment


* Minimum 8 years relevant legal experience including significant experience in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of contracts pertinent to business operations such as lease agreements, IT, staffing, and other types of contracts
* Bachelor of Laws degree "LLB" from a recognised law School.
* Experience in the Oil & Energy sector

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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Legal Counsel salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 25,500

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