Legal Counsel - Middle east

Location
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
Salary
Benefits
Posted
28 Sep 2016
Closes
26 Oct 2016
Ref
BCO/1166940
Contact
Ben Cockram
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
FMCG / Retail
PQE Level
5-7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

LEGAL COUNSEL - MIDDLE EAST, 4-7 PQE
DUBAI

CLIENT: Taylor Root have been engaged by a market leading, listed FMCG business with extensive operations across the Middle East and Africa.

ROLE: The position, reporting into the General Counsel, will cover a broad range of Corporate Commercial work across all of their major Middle Eastern markets. Given the industry, there is also likely to be some exposure to IP exposure, and the successful candidate will also undertake some Company Secretarial and Compliance work. There will also be an expectation to assist in managing external counsel for all litigation matters.

CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for this role will possess experience in all of the above competnecies, and likely sit in the 4-7 years PQE bracket. Experience in the FMCG or Pharma industry would be preferred but is not absolutely necessary. More important is a mixture of Private Practice and In-House exposure. Arabic language skills are highly desirable.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.