Legal and Compliance Counsel Full-time Job

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Position Title: Legal and Compliance Counsel

Contract: 12 Months Outsource

Work location: Abu Dhabi – Head Office

English: fluent is must

Experience in commercial company is mandatory

Education level: bachelor from UK or European university is preferable

Role & Responsibility of the resource:

The Legal Counsel will be responsible for legal tasks under the supervision of the General Counsel.

The responsibly of the Legal Counsel shall include, Inter alia, review, amend, and draft commercial agreements.

Support and advise on compliance matters and framework.

Conduct initial legal search and provide initial studies on legal matters to the General Counsel

Assist the General Counsel with the day-to-day legal work

Regulatory Compliance: Ensure the organization complies with all relevant federal, local, and industry-specific regulations and laws in the UAE.

Policy Development: Develop and update compliance policies, procedures, and codes of conduct to reflect changes in regulations and industry standards.

Risk Assessment: Identify and assess potential compliance risks and develop strategies to mitigate them.

Training and Education: Provide compliance training to employees and management to ensure understanding and adherence to compliance policies and procedures.

Monitoring and Reporting: Continuously monitor compliance activities within the organization and report any violations to the appropriate authorities, if necessary.

Internal Investigations: Conduct internal investigations to identify and rectify compliance issues. Maintain records and documentation of these activities.

Third-Party Due Diligence: Evaluate and monitor the compliance of third-party vendors and partners.

Data Privacy and Protection: Ensure compliance with data protection and privacy regulations, such as GDPR and UAE's data protection laws.

Ethical Conduct: Promote ethical behavior and integrity throughout the organization.

Whistleblower Programs: Implement and manage whistleblower programs to allow employees to report concerns anonymously.


Admitted to practice Law in his/her home country.

8-10 years of PQE in commercial and corporate departments.

Preferably English her/ his first language.

Company Description
Sundus is a leading Recruitment and Outsourcing company in UAE, with a market presence since 1998. Sundus is a 100% Emirati Owned and managed company and is supported by a highly diversified international team with extensive experience in Human Resource Management. Sundus is a fully compliant business holding licensed On Demand Labor Supply (ODLS) and Executive Search and Manpower Supply services in the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, which gives us a pan UAE outreach. Additionally, Sundus is a certified body to the International organization for Standardization, ISO:9001:2015, ISO:45001:2018 , which has enabled us to have an integrated Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Management (QHSE).
Sundus is an Arabic word that denotes fine silk brocade. It epitomises purity and transparency which is in harmony with our core values, outlined in our vision.
Sundus provides its services to various vertical sectors including Aerospace and Aviation, Alternate Energy, Banking, Call Center, Construction, Telecommunication, Education, Healthcare, Engineering, Hospitality, IT, Oil & Gas, Transport, Ports and Retail.