Junior Legal Counsel, Private Equity - Dubai, UAE

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Company:
Swisslinx
Location:
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary:
Competitive
Employment Type:
Full time
Sector:
Compliance/Legal, Private Equity & Venture Capital
Sub Sector:
Other, n/a
Position Type:
Permanent
Job Reference:
1785175
Date Added:
26-March-2017

Job Description

On behalf of our client, a well-established Private Equity firm, we are looking for a Junior Legal professional to join their growing team.

In this role you will be reporting to the Manager of Legal and Compliance and will be providing legal advice to the business and support functions.

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

• Ensuring that investment transactions are carried out in accordance to the GCC laws and compliance procedures
• Draft and review company's contracts, analyze potential related risks
• Participate in litigation process, review litigation documents and provide advise
• Assist in developing company's legal policies and procedures, ensure their implementation

The successful candidate must hold the following qualities:

• Law Degree from a well-reputed university
• 2+ years of experience in corporate / commercial law at a law firm or in house
• Strong experience working with contracts
• Previous experience in the GCC is a must
• Financial services industry experience in a plus
• Exposure to international law is a plus

If you possess the above qualifications and are interested to develop your career in organisation with strong presence in the GCC region, please send your English CV, references and diplomas to us!

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.