• Regional Counsel for Middle East, Pakistan & North Africa Jobs in Dubai - 2087075

    IBM India Pvt Ltd
  • 15 - 18 Years
  • Dubai (Dubai)
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Job Description

Job Description
IBM Legal is currently looking for an experienced attorney with strong academic credentials to join its MEA Legal Team Reporting to MEA Legal Counsel , the successful candidate will be based in Dubai with a focus on ME & NA and have a small team of dedicated lawyers reporting to them The role will involve executive engagement, negotiating, drafting, and analyzing a wide variety of transactions including strategic outsourcing, software, cloud, analytics, sales, business partner, finance, supplier and teaming agreements with both local and multinational customers and suppliers in the region as well as leading and working collaboratively with other members of the MEA Legal team and other Legal team members in and across other jurisdictions
Candidates must be self starters, highly motivated, articulate, demonstrate superior communication, negotiation, drafting, people and organizational skills, and be comfortable and confident in dealing directly with all levels of management Knowledge of IT, networking, services, hardware and software industries is a strong plus The successful candidate will be able to work independently but collaboratively with a high energy and talented team of professionals


- Admitted attorneysolicitor with 15 years PQE including in-house experience Local UAE experience a plus and preferred Management experience preferred Regional and cross boarder experience preferred
- Multinationalinternational legal knowledge and expertise
- Knowledge of contractual law, anti-trust, company law, labor law, Intellectual Property and litigation Ability to negotiate, draft and vet contracts that address complex and difficult issues
- Ability to manage outside counsel Ability to speak articulately and persuasively to individuals at senior management level Impact is significant
- Ability to determine appropriate actionsolutions to complex legal and business issues dealing with clients and customers Team management experience is a plus
- Requires law degree Admitted to practice in at least one jurisdiction with relevant practice experience
- Minimum 8 years law firm or industry relevant experience required
- English & Arabic Fluency is essential

Competencies & Skills

- Ability to lead a team
- Ability to function in a team and work independently
- Ability to accept responsibilityhigh ethical standards
- Ability to identify and assess risks and make objective decisions in the best interest of the company, taking the relevant legal and business issues into consideration
- Excellent drafting, negotiation and interpersonal skills
- Ability to react positively to a changing environment
- Ability to express clearly both verbally and writing

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

- B-Proc or B Degree with LLB - or like legal degree-
- Admission as attorneysolicitor or advocate
- Minimum 8 years post admission experience in practice as an attorney or advocate and relevant in-house experience preferably as leader of an in-house department in the ME
- Knowledge of networking, consulting services, hardware and software industries a strong plus
- Relevant in-house experience

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

- Additional business, tax, commercial or other appropriate qualification is preferable

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job


Industry:Software Services, IT-Software

Salary:As per Industry Standards


Deadline:18th Jan 2020

Company Profile

Company:IBM India Pvt Ltd
Website http://www.ibm.com/
Industry Technology (IT, Telecom, Dot Com etc) (Software Products Companies)
Company Turnover 10000 - 10000+ Crores
Company Size 10001 - 10001+ Employees

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