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*Interim Legal Counsel. Dubai. 4 month assignment. 2 PQE+*

Employer
Jameson Legal
Location
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
Salary
£376.70 - £538.14 per day
Closing date
30 May 2024
Reference
JEP-IMC-15928

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Practice area
Company and commercial
Contract type
Freelance
Hours
Full time
PQE
2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
Position
Solicitor
Sector
In-house

Job Details

An exciting technology company in Dubai is looking to hire an interim Legal Counsel to join the business vertical dedicated to rolling out their retail offering. The initial assignment is due to run for a period of 4 months, but there is potential for further extension.

The successful lawyer will join an established legal team and can expect to:

  • Advise the business on legal aspects of business decisions, identify, and mitigate potential risks.
  • Draft and review legal agreements, including supply agreements, leases, and bespoke agreements for partnership.
  • Lead contract negotiations with key suppliers and partners.
  • Navigate evolving regulations to ensure compliance with all relevant laws.
  • Work on the legal aspects of launching new markets and dark stores in the market.

Lawyers should be able to demonstrate:

  • Qualification as a solicitor.
  • Upwards of two years' PQE in handling a broad range of general commercial work.
  • Prior experience in the retail, FMCG, or dark store sectors in the MENA region.
  • The ability to work with shifting priorities, ambiguity, and fast-paced environments.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong drafting skills.
  • Fluency in English.

Applicants must have the right to work in Dubai and be available immediately or at short notice.

Please apply with your CV to jennifer.pike@jamesonlegal.com in confidence.

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.


Company

Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

Company info
Website
Telephone
020 3427 3148
Location
24 Greville Street
London
London
EC1N 8SS
GB

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