Dubai based sole counsel role with an international spread of work.

CLIENT: Our client has a hub in Dubai, whilst dealing with international trade. They are currently seeking a new Legal Counsel to work solo and handle their global client base, with a focus onto emerging markets.

ROLE: Acting as sole lawyer for the business, you'll have solid reporting lines to the Chairman and CEO, relating to finance, trade, corporate and commercial matters. Other day to day work may naturally span employment, compliance, regulatory and dispute management. In addition, they have strong outside counsel support when needed.

CANDIDATE: Ideal candidates will be able to fulfil at least some of the key criteria:

- Broad brush finance / trade experience
- Corporate structures
- Strong drafting work
- General commercial work and the ability to deal with various areas quickly
- 5+ PQE and likely common law qualified
- Strong preference for someone already based in the UAE

Best fit candidates will come with international law firm training, followed up with in-house work from a bank, financial services, or trading institution. However, as this is a sole counsel position, personality fit will also be important and the candidates with an entrepreneurial streak, ability to work independently, and with a flair for cutting through issues (as well as resolving underlying problems), will be heavily valued.

Please get in touch to discuss.

REF: MA/1119432

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