Job Title: Asst. Manager – Legal Affairs
Department/ Division: Legal
Reporting Manager: COO Mall management /Group Legal Manager
No of Heads Required: 1
Age: 30- 35 yrs
Experience : Minimum 4 yrs of relevant experience in UAE especially in Rent Committee Cases.
Qualification: Legal Professional / Lawyer
Role & Responsibilities:
Drafting, Review and provide legal advice on commercial leases and related documentations and up gradation of the commercial lease documents to match the company requirements and laws of the territory.
Review ongoing cases and advice management accordingly.
Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken.
Provide legal protection and risk management advice to management especially on contract management.
Provide and interpret legal information, conduct training and disseminate appropriate legal requirements to staff.
Review and advice management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements.
Review progress of ongoing litigation and liaise with and manage external lawyers.
- Liaise and advise external lawyers regarding company requirements and litigation requirements.
- Participate in pre-litigation negotiations with the management in connection with any defaulting parties.
Formulate compliance check-lists to be used for the purpose of ensuring that all information required is provided accordingly.
continuously monitor compliance with statutory obligations and advise management accordingly.
Review all contracts or any other documentation where the Company has committed itself and assess legal implications that need to be brought to the executive management’s attention.
Prepare, review and modify contractual instruments to assist and support various business activities.
Negotiate, review and draft documentation for business transactions and prepare and advise on the necessary checklist to be adopted to ensure information is submitted on time.
Computer Skills: Upto date
Salary Range: 8 k approximately + UAE benefits
Nationality Preference (if any): Open
Gender Preference (if any): Open
Preferred Skills (eg. Team player, friendly etc.):
Initiative, Ability to provide solutions, Drive
Critical Skills ( eg. Initiative, Verbal & Written communication, analytical ability etc.):
Drafting, Conflict Management, Negotiation
Communication Skills – Proficiency in English is must (Arabic – will add strength).
Driving License (UAE): Valid UAE driving license is a must