• Location

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

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  • Contact:

    Mark Anderson

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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CLIENT: We are seeing a Legal Counsel to join a recently formed financial services technology platform. They are very much in early stage growth mode and will need to add to their legal, regulatory and compliance teams in order to continue expanding territories and reach.

ROLE: The role will have a strong push towards the regulatory aspects of the financial services industry, and you will find yourself heavily involved in expansion into new markets and frameworks. You need to work closely with their risk and business development teams in order to ensure that the company is doing business with the highest levels of professionalism and protection. In addition, you'll help the business navigate a wide range of general commercial contracts, often with a slant towards TMT.

CANDIDATE: There are some essential criteria to consider:

- Strong preference for a common law qualified lawyer.
- 6+ years of post-qualified experience.
- A passion for innovation and FinTech.
- Distinct regulatory experience from the financial services sector.
- Combined experience into TMT contracts.
- Ideally based in the Middle East right now, though strong overseas candidates could be considered.

This is a rare position to come up, but in a strong growth sector. The team and environment have a young start up feel, please do get in touch to discuss.

REF: PR/198922

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