Senior Legal Counsel vacancy in Drydocks World – Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Drydocks World - Dubai Jobs

Website Drydocks World - Dubai

This Job Listing is about Drydocks World Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About the job

Key Accountabilities

  • Managing, drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements.
  • Advising on Legal and contractual matters.
  • Assisting on corporate mergers and acquisitions.
  • Managing, drafting, reviewing and negotiating ship repair contracts and commercial agreements.
  • Managing insurance related documents, claims procedures, tender documents.
  • Initiating debt recovery measures.
  • Managing litigation, arbitration and disputes
  • Supervising work of other Legal Counsel of the Legal Department.
  • Managing external counsel.
  • Assisting with setting up best practice within the Company.
  • Assisting to ensure the smooth running of the legal department.
  • Assisting with training of internal legal and commercial department on relevant legal issues.
  • Deputizing for the General Counsel during leave.

Qualification/Experience & Skills

  • Graduate degree in law in western common law jurisdiction.
  • Admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction.
  • Minimum of 8 years legal work experience preferred in private practice or in-house roles in shipping/ oil and gas companies.
  • Practical Shipping law experience preferably with specific reference to shipyard work.
  • Ability to work independently, lead a small team and supervise others’ work where necessary.
  • High commercial acumen.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent team working skills.
  • Proactive and ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally.

Company: Drydocks World – Dubai

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Associate 

Job Location:  Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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