Senior Legal Counsel, General Finance, Abu Dhabi

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    Abu Dhabi
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Senior Legal Counsel, General Finance, Abu Dhabi

Legal opportunities in banks are rare across the Middle East and there are only typically a handful of good homes for international finance lawyers.

This client is one of them, whom we’ve known and worked with for many years. They’re now looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to be based in their Abu Dhabi HQ.

ROLE: Working closely with their internal business units, you’ll raise awareness of legal issues and implications, helping with decisions and crafting solutions. A strong part of your role will be leading and supporting transactions (whilst being supported by outside counsel), risk management and policy implementation. This is a wide ranging role

CANDIDATE: There are some key criteria to take into consideration before applying:

  • You’ll need 6+ years of post-qualified experience.
  • The ideal skill set will be a broad finance lawyer, but corporate and commercial generalists with some finance work (or who have worked in a bank) can also be considered.
  • It would be helpful if you’re already based in Abu Dhabi but broader international work is of more value.
  • The role will be based in Abu Dhabi and you’ll need to be based there

Perfect move for an associate coming from a law firm looking to get in-house to a bank, or someone outside the Middle East looking to establish themselves here in a modern, emerging market.

We have a full job description, so please get in touch to discuss.

REF: PR/219058

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