Legal & Compliance Counsel

Full time in Legal
  • Salary: AED30,000.00 - AED35,000.00 / Monthly
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  • Job Reference IDINS-1956
  • Career Level Experienced Professional
  • Industry Finance Investment & Asset Managment
  • Nationality Default

Reporting to: General Counsel

Location: Dubai, DIFC

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for a leading international Investment firm, for their MEA hub in the DIFC, Dubai. Reporting to the General Counsel directly, the new Legal & Compliance counsel will take on generalist responsibilities including:

  • Advising the business on day to day legal matters
  • Dealing with commercial legal work such as reviewing and drafting a diverse range of contracts and agreements (such as NDAs, software licenses, term sheets)
  • Dealing with corporate secretarial requirements (drafting/reviewing minutes, establishment of SPVs)
  • Dealing with various associated legal forms & submissions
  • Assisting the General Counsel with corporate transactions as and when needed
  • Assisting the General Counsel with Asset Management and investment related legal matters
  • Taking responsibility for the firm’s investment compliance matters, including regulatory compliance and KYC requests

Experience Required:

  • Qualified Lawyer or minimum LLB, Bachelors of Law Degree
  • 3-5 years experience
  • The candidate should have had good legal training, preferably within private practice or an in-house role within a professional services organisation or investment firm
  • Compliance experience is essential, investment compliance is preferred

Thank you for your interest. All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role requirements. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks. As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. (JC)

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