May 12, 2018

Legal Counsel Careers - Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Ltd. (Borouge)

  • Borouge
  • Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Full time Legal and Tax Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Legal Counsel

Company Name: Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Ltd. (Borouge

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Key Duties and Responsibilities:   The Legal Counsel will be part of the Corporate Governance function and is responsible to resolve simple to medium complex legal matters related to the company, including:

  • Counseling on commercial legal matters of the company with the aim to support business dealings whilst mitigating the legal risk to the company.
  • Counseling on corporate legal matters in the Middle East to enable the company to operate in compliance with legal requirements whilst meeting business needs.
  • Supporting Corporate Governance Matters with the aim that company complies with JV agreements and other corporate governance documents.
  • Counseling on other legal matters within the responsibility and expertise of the Legal Department to enable the company to comply with statutory legal obligations and mitigate the risk to the company.
  • Supporting Legal Compliance activities in the Middle East. Where required, the job holder may also be asked to provide legal support to the company's other business in the Middle East.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must possess the following: University Degree in Law from a reputable university; Masters degree in law desired
  • Bar Admission
  • Bilingual Specialist expertise in a wide area of law and commercial practices, including, Contract and Commercial Law of the UAE and wider middle eastern region Company and Foreign Investment Law of the Middle EastLabour law
  • At least five years of experience gained within a law firm or as in-house lawyer of a MNC
  • At least two years of work experience in the GGC, preferably the UAE.
  • Experience in EPC contracting and contracting for large projects desired
  • Ability to influence key decision maker within and outside the Company
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and focus on high risk areas
  • Ability to work independently in the drafting, reviewing and negotiating of transactional documents on a broad range of routine to complex transactions
  • Problem solving skills: Identify, analyse and provide solutions to complex problems, taking into account company policies and processes, legal requirements, risks and the company’s objectives. Good judgment:  being able to understand and assess different views and priorities, and provide acceptable solutions;
  • Ability to conduct complex legal research;
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Microsoft Office Applications knowhow

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