Senior Legal Counsel
Emaar properties - United Arab Emirates
The job holder is responsible to provide concise legal advice to all departments within the company, assist with legal negotiations with external clients and deal with the production and review all documents containing legal obligations and to develop junior legal staff and assistants.
Manage, supervise and develop support staff within the department.
Draft, review, negotiate and amend all standard and non-standard documentation used within the company.
Prepare and process all contractual documents required by the company in its carrying out of its business activities.
Keep up to date with laws and procedures relating to the company's business.
Provide concise and practical legal advice to all departments as and when required.
Undertake legal negotiations as required with the company's business partners, contractors and consultants.
Manages the outsourcing of legal advice and assistance as required from time to time.
Conducting litigation and arbitration work as and when the need arises.
Research and monitor legal frameworks relevant to the company's business and advice company accordingly.
LLB degree in Law from a recognized University.
Minimum 7 years of post qualified experience
Excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiating and drafting skills.
A sound understanding of the real estate business and the legal implications of the same.