Head of Legal, Banking, Dubai

  • Location
    Dubai
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Posted
  • Start Date
    ASAP
  • Industry
    Banking (In-house)
  • Expiry Date
    2022-12-16

Head of Legal, Banking, Dubai

CLIENT: This is an extremely rare opportunity to join a leading bank, as a divisional Head of Legal. They have ambitious growth plans for 2023 onwards and the time is right for them to expand their legal capability with a new senior hire into their Dubai office.

ROLE: Sitting as a divisional head, and reporting up to an established General Counsel, you’ll take a lead on all core transactional finance work across the bank. You will also oversee international litigation matters.

CANDIDATE: There are some key criteria to be taken into consideration:

* You’ll need at least 15+ years of post-qualified experience.
* It’s essential that you have worked within an international law firm, or international banking environment, and ideally both.
* Core skills will be institutional banking, across loans, refinancing, capital markets, and a wide range of other finance (project, aviation, commodities).
* You need not be based in the Middle East right now, but regional exposure will be helpful.
* Arabic language skills are not needed, but will be highly valued.

If you think you can fulfil these criteria, please do contact us to discuss. We have a full job description to share.

REF: PR/221216

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