Legal Counsel – Corporate/M&A – Abu Dhabi

We have been instructed on an excellent opportunity to work with an entity in Abu Dhabi who invest in opportunities locally, regionally and internationally in asset classes that diversify and enhance the economy of the UAE.

They are looking to hire a Legal Counsel, who will report directly to the General Counsel and will provide specific expertise in Corporate law/M&A and direct investment transactions.

You will be providing advice and assistance on a broad range of legal matters, including supporting the team in their investment activities, drafting in Arabic and English whilst also negotiating various corporate and commercial agreements, constitutional documents, and regulatory correspondence/filings.

Applicants must have at least 4 years’ PQE in Corporate/M&A, either from an internationally recognised law firm or in-house. It is essential that any successful candidate is fluent in Arabic as well as English (drafting, reading and speaking). You must be legally qualified from the US, Canada, UK, Australia or New Zealand. Applicants with prior experience of working in the GCC would be valued highly.

Remuneration – AED 60k – 65k pcm tax free / £156,000 – £170,000 tax free + comprehensive benefits package.

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