Construction and Corporate Lawyer – Black Pearl Management and Human Resource Consulting LLC – United Arab Emirates

Our client, a well known government entity, is urgently looking for an
<b>Construction and Corporate Lawyer​</b> to be based in Abu Dhabi. In this role, you will have the following  responsibilities:
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<br />Manage relationships with external counsel, legal consultants and stakeholders;
<br />Manage, and communicate daily with the   Head of Legal on matters related to the legal aspects of the day-to-day operations;
<br />Ensure that the business and the conduct of staff comply with the policies, practices and procedures;
<br />Gain the trust and respect of key stakeholders;
<br />Provide corporate governance and legal compliance advice and secretarial services to the   Head of Legal and develop and support the implementation of good corporate governance policies, procedures and bylaws;
<br />Monitor and advise on existing, new and amended legislation that affects or will or may affect the institution;
<br />Build and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with all staff acting at all times in a collegiate and inclusive manner and disseminate legal knowledge and communications;
<br />Identify and apply legal best practice and create and continually improve internal systems with a focus on its future needs and any actual or proposed change in legislation;
<br />Highlight to the Head of Legal and mitigate actual and potential risk exposure to the institution Carry out all forms of legal due diligence relating to all of the business, corporate, commercial, construction and project activities of the institution;
<br />Carry out any other legal and administrative tasks as requested by the   Head of Legal; 
<br />Prepare and present legal training material for internal consumption within the team and know-how development.
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<br />RequirementsTo be considered for this role, you need to meet the following criteria:
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<br />Must have a law degree from a recognized university, Postgraduate Degree, (Master of laws or higher) or post graduate qualification in one aspect of UAE commercial law preferred 
<br />Preferred either UK/US/Australian/New Zealand qualified lawyer
<br />Must have UAE experience of at least 1 year
<br />Must have a minimum of 7 years of corporate commercial experience gained in large law firm and in-house with major firm and experience in construction law is a plus
<br />Excellent command of English; fluency in Arabic language is a plus
<br />Knowledge of conducting business, legal framework and all other relevant Federal and local laws of the UAE
<br />Knowledge of governance principles within the governmental environment of Abu Dhabi Emirate
<br />Knowledge of legal aspect of international practices related to culture, heritage and art 
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Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-05-18
Job Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Job Role: Legal
Company Industry: Government Sector

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Career Level: Mid Career

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