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KEY RESULTS / ACCOUNTABILITIES / PERFORMANCE MEASURES Overseeing the legal and secretarial functions within the organization. This role involves providing legal advice, managing corporate secretarial matters, and ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. Providing legal advice to the Company to ensure Company’s interests are protected and to give legal support to the subsidiaries and departments within the Company. 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) Legal Advisory: 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 venture, 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. Corporate Secretarial: Manage and oversee all corporate secretarial functions, including maintaining statutory records, registers, and filings with regulatory authorities. Ensure compliance with the Companies Act and other relevant legislation. Prepare and organize board meetings, draft board resolutions, and maintain board records. Assist in the preparation and filing of annual returns and other statutory documents. At least 3 years’ secretarial working experience in a public listed company or in management firm with experience in handling public listed company. To organize, coordinate and attend meetings of Management Committee, Board of Directors, Board Committees, Shareholders, Annual General Meeting and Extraordinary General Meetings. To assist the team in protecting / safe guard the company interest against any potential liability and reduce or mitigate exposure level at the acceptable level against economic losses to the company. To standardize legal documents on the need to be basis. To structure contract or agreement for key transaction POSITION SPECIFICATIONS (Minimum requirement to competently perform the job, NOT the specifications of the person currently holding the position) Qualification Bachelor’s degree in law from a reputable institution. Master's degree or additional certifications are a plus. Admitted to practice law in the UAE with a valid license

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