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Legal Counsel (UAE Nationals)
Posted on 12 Feb 2019
Location: Abu Dhabi
Oil, Gas and Energy
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Key Responsibilities will include:

Our client - a large government-owned Energy company is looking to recruit a Legal Counsel in Abu Dhabi. 

We are looking for candidates who would supports legal matters pertaining to Company’s Power businesses. In addition to providing support to all  HQ departments, including human resources, technology, finance, HSSE

Commercial contracts

  • Draft and edit commercial contracts and other procurement documents.
  • Review and advice on contractor/vendor documents and contractor/vendor exceptions and revisions to Companies terms and conditions.
  • Participate in negotiations with contractors and vendors, primarily at the tender stage.
  • Advise on rights, remedies, potential claims and mitigation solutions

Business Development

  • Provide legal advice on A&D transactions.
  • Support due diligence studies and advising on legal issues pertaining to potential acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Review and editing Sale and Purchase Agreements and allied documents such as confidentiality agreements required to effect an acquisition in the power generation sector.
  • Manage and track corporate formalities required to complete acquisitions and other transactions, to include liaison with notaries and outside counsel.



  • Advise on matters relating to government and regulatory compliance, data privacy and risk mitigation, litigation and any other relevant matters.
Who we're looking for:
  • Minimum four (4) years' relevant experience practicing transactional, finance and contract law in a major international law firm and two (2) year’s experience working in-house in a company with international businesses.
  • Direct corporate/commercial experience
  • Have experience of acting on large acquisition/disposal transactions in infrastructure sector.



What's on offer:
  • Attractive monthly salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Family medical Insurance
  • Education Allowance
  • Annual leave of 30 working days
  • Individual life insurance
  • Annual health care membership 
Job Ref: TI-axa3

Your application will be sent to Shahab Mushtaq .