Senior Legal Counsel – Trade Finance/Logistics – Dubai

We are working with a client on an exclusive basis in what is a very interesting opportunity with a rapidly scaling business with a global footprint across Europe, the Middle East and Africa that specialises in supply-chain management including logistics, freight-forwarding, transportation, trade finance and security services. Our client does a significant amount of work into sub-Saharan Africa but also act on other matters such as providing a tech software platform for supply-chain components.

This is a fantastic chance to join an international team in Dubai where you will be overseeing junior lawyers across different verticals of the business and reporting directly to the Group General Counsel in a position of authority. It is essential that applicants have a strong background in trade finance and logistics as well as an exposure to trading of commodities. Day to-day responsibilities include contract reviews, structuring and negotiation especially with third parties amongst other commercial/regulatory matters.

Candidates should ideally have a minimum of 7 years of legal experience working for leading international law firms and in-house functions. The successful candidates will likely be qualified in England & Wales or another common law jurisdiction such as Australia, Canada or New Zealand. Although not essential, spoken/written fluency in French would be appreciated.

Remuneration: £130,000 – £150,000 tax free + benefits

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