Job Description

Ghobash Trading and Investment Company

Chief Legal Officer

Bookmark and Share

Job id: 251062

18 Nov 2018

Job Location

Al Ain, United Arab Emirates


10 to 15 years

Qualification Level

Graduate; Post Graduate

Job Function

Lawyers / Legal Advisors
Top Management


knowledge of the applicable legislation governing the educational sector in the UAE

Jobseeker Nationality

Jobseekers from any country

Chief Legal Officer

Job Location : UAE

Major Responsibilities :

• Developing and leading the legal strategy to promote and protect the University’s benefits.
• Developing and leading internal audit and corporate compliance programs.
• Overseeing the delivery of legal services and resources to accomplish the goals, strategies and priorities of the university.
• Maintaining proper interactions with the relevant local, state and federal governmental bodies, and legislatures.
• Advising the chancellor, vice chancellor and other senior management on a variety of issues
• Participating in the formulation of general management policy as a member of the Executive Management team.
• Managing a team of Counsels and other members of the Legal departments.
• Providing proactive legal assistance and advice on various legal issues like contracts, dispute resolution, government funding agreements, regulatory, employment, and governance.
• Working with other members on projects such as fundraising, policies and procedures, taxes, etc.

Qualifications & Desired Skills :

• Qualified Corporate Lawyer with at least 10 years of post-qualified UAE experience.
• Extensive knowledge of the applicable legislation governing the educational sector in the UAE.
• Excellent problem solving, analytical and organizational skills.
• Strong personality and drive.
• Self-driven and resourceful.
• Sound interpersonal and communication skills.
• Excellent command of both English and Arabic languages- written and spoken.
• Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Interested candidate can send their CV.

Disclaimer: GotoGulf is a platform that facilitates recruiters and jobseekers reach out to each other. Applicants are advised to research the bonafides of recruiters independently. We do not endorse requests for money payments and strictly advise against sharing personal or financial information. If you suspect malpractice, please email to us.