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Legal Advisor (F/M)
— Ref: LEGALADVGCC

November 2022

Reporting to: CFAO
Territory: UAE - GCC

Job Overview

The Legal Advisor manages all legal commitments taken on behalf of Electra companies in relation to their business activities in consultation with the CEO and CFAO as required from time to time.

Main Accountabilities (list is non exhaustive):

1. Legal Advisory

General Advisory:

  • Providing day to day legal advice and support on rules and regulations pertaining to UAE labor laws, sponsorship, events and exhibition, reviewing varied local laws and their implications
  • Drafting, preparing and negotiating documents and agreements in line with the applicable laws. Identifying and analyzing risk areas in contracts; providing counter clauses to ensure that Electra and group companies’ interests are protected
  • Updating and enhancing the contractual database from time to time to support the commercial arrangements and undertakings of the business

Legal Audit:

  • Proactively audit and check to ensure that all company licenses and permits are valid and consistent with all local rules and regulations
  • Compliances issues related to licenses and permits for Electra group companies located overseas the UAE will be updated as per the advisory of the local external counsels

Insurance:

  • Review and renewal of all group insurance policies (optimization in terms of cost and limitation of risks/ excluding Health Insurance) with the advice of the insurance brokerage firms
  • Audit and ensure all company insurances are up to date and in line with the business activities of the Electra group companies

External Counsel

  • Consult with attorneys and representatives or personnel from the Federal law enforcement agencies concerning legal compliances affecting Electra or its group companies in UAE or overseas

Dispute Resolution and conflict management:

  • Initiate legal actions to protect the company’s interest and respond to alleged violations, regulations, policies, procedures and contractual obligations by evaluating the complaint and recommending course of action

2. Supervise and Manage the Legal and Executive Assistant:

  • Oversee and supervise the legal deadlines and renewals including renewal of company licenses, lease and insurance policies
  • Oversee the proper filing and archiving of legal company documents on a day-to-day level

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in law
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience

 

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