Legal Counsel

department Legal
contract type Full Time
city Abu Dhabi
country United Arab Emirates
job number 161342
closing date

Role Purpose

This role provides legal support to all business functions of twofour54, with a focus on contractual drafting, analysis and support for their business activities. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Working with and advising, Directors, Heads of Department and other members of the business units on the legal requirements of their departments and individual projects.
  • Managing external support providers such as law firms, external legal consultants and corporate investigation companies.
  • Managing junior legal staffs’ career development along with the other managers to ensure they are exposed to a variety of situations to improve their analytical & problem solving abilities.
  • Leading on all contract drafting (including service contracts, supply contracts, framework contracts, marketing and sales agreements) and providing legal support to all areas of the business.
  • Providing general legal support with a focus on all general commercial/corporate matters of the Company, with support from Legal Director and the Legal team when required.
  • Assisting Legal Director and other legal team members with any transactions assigned as and when required by Legal Director.
  • Leading and negotiating on transactions for departments, including preparing drafts of the documentation and finalising the same, effecting completion and being the first point of contact for internal client and counterparties.
  • Provide legal support for specifically allocated  departments
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a ranger of commercial and corporate agreements.

Education, Experience & Skills

  • Demonstrated legal and business analytical skills in with a focus on all general commercial/corporate matters, prior commercial side or legal side experience.
  • Excellent drafting, research and communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation and dispute resolution skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good commercial logic
  • Fully trained up solicitor/attorney in an internationally recognised jurisdiction of note
  • 5 – 7 years post qualification experience of which at least 4 are in a commercial/corporate legal department of an international company and/or law firm
  • Second class honours degree or equivalent
  • Legal Practice Course or equivalent
  • Qualified solicitor or equivalent
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