• Group General Counsel Jobs in Dubai - 2091875

    Standard Chartered Bank Ltd
  • 4 - 6 Years
  • Dubai (Dubai)
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Job Description

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit Its about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good

Were committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base

The Role Responsibilities

Assuming active involvement in and leadership in the management of an assigned portfolio of legal disputes that have a significant impact upon the Group including civil litigation and arbitration proceedings

Developing effective strategies on the conduct of such disputes, liaising with external legal counsel where appropriate and critically assessing advice received and implementing the agreed strategy

Providing effective and regular advice and communication to key internal and external stakeholders regarding the agreed upon strategy and management of disputes

Identifying legal risks relating to disputes and their outcomes globally and working with internal stakeholders to ensure the effective mitigation and management of such risks

Providing training, advice and assistance on the implementation of best practice in relation to managing disputes

Our Ideal Candidate

Qualified to practice as a solicitor or barrister in England & Wales andor another Common Law jurisdiction andor as an attorney qualified in New York

4 6 years PQE with dispute resolution experience in private practice or in-house financial institution with experience of handling complex, cross-border disputes involving significant amounts in issue

Excellent analytical skills, to review the background facts and identify the key legal issues raised by disputes

Sound judgment and problem solving skills leveraging a combination of technical, legal abilities and common sense to manage complex disputes

Excellent attention to detail

Strong case management and organisational skills, including disciplined approach towards timelines and tracking all steps required in order to implement the strategic approach

Ability to assimilate large amount of information

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, with ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels and across all areas

Must be prepared to travel from time to time

Ability to work under pressure and retain control of multiple concurrent workstreams

Ability to work unsupervised with drive and self-motivation; ability to organise and prioritise proactively

Business acumen (including ability to assess risk and appropriate levels of return), strong interpersonal skills and multi-cultural awareness and sensitivity

Ability to collaborate, deploy strong interpersonal skills and work dynamically across country, region, business and group stakeholders, and to work to different needs of different stakeholder groups

Understanding of the key features of relevant laws and regulations relevant to cases under management

High level of integrity and professionalism

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job


Industry:Banking/Financial Services/Broking

Salary:As per Industry Standards


Deadline:17th Feb 2020

Company Profile

Company:Standard Chartered Bank Ltd
Website https://www.sc.com/
Industry Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (Banking - Retail, Corporate, Co-operative)
Company Turnover 10000 - 10000+ Crores
Company Size 10001 - 10001+ Employees

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