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KEY RESULTS / ACCOUNTABILITIES / PERFORMANCE MEASURES (helps to define purpose of job) Will be responsible for overseeing all legal matters within the organization and providing expert legal advice to senior management. The Group Legal Head will play a crucial role in ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. Providing legal advice to the Company to ensure Companyís interests are protected and to give legal support to the subsidiaries and departments within the Company including that of projects carried out by the Company in and outside UAE. Assisting in the discharging of legal advisory function to the management and other departments - opinion and advice on issues with regards to non-contentious and contentious legal matters. Liaising with local lawyers and ensuring compliance with local and international laws. Serving as a key individual contributor. JOB SUMMARY (Major functions of the position) Act as the primary point of contact for all legal matters, providing expert advice and guidance to senior management. Review, draft, and negotiate a wide range of contracts, including trading contracts, banking/finance documents, employment agreements, commercial contracts, and any other legal documents in both English and Arabic. Provide expert legal advice and opinions on the rights and obligations of the company, addressing operational and corporate legal issues arising from various business activities. Advise on complex legal matters related to trading, finance, employment, and commercial transactions. Manage commercial and labor claims and disputes, coordinating with external legal counsels for effective resolution. Oversee and assist in dispute resolution processes, including arbitration and litigation. Oversee corporate secretarial matters, including regulatory filings, statutory record maintenance, and compliance with corporate governance standards. Assist in legal aspects of mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, and investment projects, ensuring legal due diligence and compliance with regulatory requirements. Stay updated on legal developments, disseminate, and analyze new laws and regulations, and advise on their potential impact on the business. Ensure overall legal and compliance policies align with statutory requirements in relevant jurisdictions. Advise on compliance matters, including anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, and trade sanctions. Liaise with local lawyers to obtain expert opinions and coordinate legal representation as needed. Collaborate with Corporate HQ to draft legal and compliance-related policies, ensuring internal processes align with legal requirements. POSITION SPECIFICATIONS Qualification Bachelorís degree in law from a reputable institution. Master's degree or additional certifications are a plus. COMPETENCIES Special skills required Strong leadership and team management skills. Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving abilities. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Posted By Raj Singh