Job title: Legal Advisor
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Dubai, AE
Job published: 2024-05-17
Job ID: 32939
Contact name: Katie Atkins
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Job Description

Legal Advisor needed for a shipping company.


Location – Dubai, UAE

Salary TBC



  • 2-3 years experience in a legal advisory position
  • Experience within the Shipping/Maritime/Oil & Gas industry
  • English qualification in law is preferred but not mandatory
  • UAE law experience is mandatory

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee all legal matters pertaining to oil and gas operations, with a focus on the shipping industry.
  • Draft, negotiate, and review a wide range of agreements, including joint venture agreements, supply contracts, and transportation agreements.
  • Provide strategic legal advice to senior management on regulatory compliance, risk management, and corporate governance issues.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with local and international laws and regulations.
  • Manage external legal counsel and coordinate legal support for international projects and transactions.
  • Conduct legal due diligence for potential acquisitions, investments, and partnerships.
  • Stay abreast of UAE legal and regulatory developments in the oil and gas and shipping industries.
  • Collaborate with other departments, including finance, operations, and compliance, to ensure alignment and support for business objectives.