Legal Director, Projects and Project Finance, UAE

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Legal Director, Projects and Project Finance, UAE

This multi-faceted investment corporation with many assets and interests, is seeking a high quality Legal Director to add to the team. We have worked extensively with this client over many years and their quality of work is very high.

CLIENT: Through a series of joint ventures, they have a strategic hold on various assets and entities across the globe, through ownership and co-investment. Much of their work is therefore a blend of asset management, project development, private equity and venture capital, across a wide range of sectors, but with a focus onto industry and utilities.

ROLE: You will join as a Legal Director, sitting next to another, and report to a very well established Chief Legal Officer. Some of the anticipated activities are outlined below:

* Take a lead role on project transactions and new business ventures.
* Develop strategy, both long and short term.
* Ability to negotiate, transact, and close large deals with multiple parties.
* Handle regulatory and compliance issues.
* Deal with day to day operations of the company, with regard to risk and general corporate and commercial issues.

CANDIDATE: There are some key criteria to adhere to:

* The role is intended to have a focus towards projects, project finance and construction.
* At least 10+ PQE from a leading western jurisdiction.
* Exposure to the Middle East market is a strong preference.
* Likely a projects / infrastructure background, and strong project and project finance lawyers with industry and utilities sector experience would also fit well.

Please do get in touch to discuss the role in more detail. We have job descriptions to be shared and discussed.

REF: PR/220834

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