The Senior Legal Counsel provides advice and support to all
business units on technology transactions, corporate governance, regulatory,
compliance and intellectual property matters. This position is located at the
headquarters in Abu Dhabi.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Senior
Legal Counsel will:
Draft, review and negotiate commercial
agreements including software licenses, consulting agreements and T&C’s.
Provide proactive legal advice to the relevant
sales, procurement and technology teams on various legal/regulatory matters,
such as M&As, export controls, labour laws and privacy/data protection.
Assist in the development and rollout of the
Develop and deliver employee trainings to
promote compliance with all local and international laws and regulations.
This role provides an excellent mix of autonomy,
responsibility and support as well as progression opportunities.
Law degree from a recognized university.
7-12 years” PQE dealing with complex commercial,
M&A, Private Equity agreements, with a preference for international
technology related contracts.
Solid legal experience at a leading law firm or
corporate legal department is a requirement.
Ability to build relationships with
multi-national teams, and a genuine interest in sharing skills and experience
with legal and non-legal business colleagues.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced corporate
environment, and a genuine interest in technology and cyber-security products
Ability to communicate fluently in English, both
orally and in writing.
Preference will be given to candidates who are
Key Success Factors:
Excellent analytical skills, good judgment, organizational
skills and high attention to detail.
Client-service oriented, including strong
interpersonal and relationship building skills.
Ability to mentor and train junior lawyers.
Proactive and positive team player.
Capacity to manage many files simultaneously,
work well under pressure and exercise initiative.
Exceptional time management skills, with the
ability to meet deadlines and manage competing priorities, whilst working in a
Ability to work independently with minimal
Capacity to occasionally accommodate a flexible