Assistant Counsel - Retail Legal - UAE

Industry:
Retail
Department:
Other Department
Job Role:
Other Role
Level:
Staff- Line level
Location:
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Area:
Dubai
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
08-Dec-19
Recruiter:
Alshaya
Job Ref:
2821245

Job no: 2821245
Location: Dubai
Dubai Head Office

Role Profile:
The role for the Assistant Counsel is to ensure that the day-to-day business activities are complying with the local laws and regulations by providing legal services, advices and assistance to the business.
Key Performance Area:

•Assist the Associate Counsel in conducting his services.
•Helping in providing legal advice on various matters with the goal of minimizing cases against the company and consequently reducing the cost of external counsel.
•Drafting and reviewing simple legal documents.
•Helping in finalizing formalities relating to the formation of new companies, when required.
•Helping in managing company's litigation including liaising with external counsel.
•Working closely with the Associate Counsel and other members of the Retail Legal Department, other relevant business teams and with a range of clients internally across all departments. Skills & Knowledge Required:

•Bilingual (Arabic and English - both spoken and written), as well as having reasonable communication skills.
•Ability to provide litigation support using sound judgement.
•The ability to conduct proper legal research and to present the results in an adequate form.
•Reasonable ability of drafting simple legal documents. Education & Experience Required:

•Law Graduated
• Minimum 4 years experience Required in the same field

About Us: As a leading international franchise operator, with nearly 90 of the world's most recognised brands in its portfolio, Alshaya Group brings great shopping, dining, leisure and hospitality experiences to millions of customers across the Middle East & North Africa, Russia, Turkey, Europe and beyond.

Alshaya Group is a dynamic multinational business and family owned enterprise with a consistent record of growth and innovation. For 35 years, Alshaya has been a pioneering force in brand franchising, using its exceptional knowledge and experience to expand at pace.

Our portfolio of well-loved international brands includes Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, The Body Shop, M.A.C, Victoria's Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn, KidZania and, coming soon, Hampton by Hilton.

From one retail franchise store opened in Kuwait in 1983, Alshaya Group has consistently grown and diversified and today offers customers an unparalleled choice of brands across multiple sectors; Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings, Leisure & Entertainment, and Hotels. A diverse, skilled team of 53,000 people from 120 nationalities support more than 4,000 stores, cafes, restaurants and leisure destinations, a growing online business and a commitment to delivering great customer experiences.
Advertised: 17 Nov 2019 Arabian Standard Time
Application close: 15 Dec 2019 Arabian Standard Time

Contact Details:
Alshaya
Tel: .
Contact: HR Department

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