Legal Counsel Full-time Job

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Job Details

The Legal Counsel will provide advice and assistance on a broad range of legal matters including supporting the Corporate functions, drafting (in Arabic and English) and negotiating various corporate and commercial agreements; constitutional documents; regulatory correspondence / filings; and attending to corporate law matters as and when required. The Legal Counsel will liaise with external and internal stakeholders at all levels, as well as related regulatory bodies and have a central role in advising on all corporate and contractual legal matters related to EIA itself.

Advise and draft commercial contracts between EIA and suppliers

Provide advice (utilising external legal advice where required) on UAE legal matters covering all related legal areas such as labour, contracts, insurance, corporate governance

Co-ordinate relevant UAE regulatory filings and registrations including Powers of Attorney

Assist in coordinating and overseeing litigation involving EIA and any internal investigations, as and when required

Assist in mitigating legal risks and potential liability of EIA and its directors, officers and employees, by proactively managing and supporting compliance with laws, regulations, contractual arrangements and all EIA policies and procedures

Coordinate the involvement of external legal counsel for selected transactions

Build and maintain relationships with external legal counsel and the panel of preferred advisors.

Work with the General Counsel to co-ordinate the legal services provided to the organization: recommending and managing outside counsel, establishing procedures for evaluating the quality and cost services of outside counsel.

Company Description
Emirates Investment Authority (EIA) is the only Sovereign Wealth Fund of the Federal Government of the United Arab Emirates. Established in 2007, the EIA has actively sought unique investment opportunities locally, regionally and internationally, focusing on investing in asset classes that will help strengthen and diversify the UAE economy.
Its primary directive is to manage the sovereign wealth of the UAE by investing in a diversified portfolio of assets in key economic sectors and industries with the aim of delivering sustained financial gains for the UAE.