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Senior Legal Counsel Job in United Arab Emirates
Samsung , United Arab Emirates

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8 Years
0 - 0 AED
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Degree in Law
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Dec 9, 2020
Last Date
Mar 9, 2021

Job Description

Position Summary

As Senior Legal Counsel, your role will be required to Manage Samsung Gulf Electronics Legal and Compliance activity in UAE (GCC) and assist Regional and Global HQ accordingly in responding to, and managing any queries which may arise.

Key objectives of this role will be to:

Minimise the legal risk for Samsung Gulf Electronics operations in GCC
Increase Compliance awareness for Samsung Gulf Electronics employees.

Role and Responsibilities


Negotiate, write, and execute agreements and contracts.

Offer counsel on a variety of legal issues.

Advise executives within the organisation and work alongside employees in Strategic Business Units, Marketing, Sales, HR.

Research unique legal issues impacting the organization by identifying applicable statutes.

Advise executives on contract status, legal risks and business terms of various deals.

Manage various projects and deadlines.

Provide assistance with global joint ventures, strategic partnership deals, and draft terms and conditions in agreements.

Ensure legal objectives are met.

Keep abreast of legislative changes that may affect the company and its affiliates.

Perform pre-litigation work to minimize risks and maximize legal rights.

Develop solutions to complex legal questions.


Managing and executing the Compliance Program

Promoting, facilitating and monitoring compliance in UAE

Acting as an advisor to the business on Compliance

Reporting to the management on compliance matters

Monitoring and tracking all compliance related findings and issues and work with the business to resolve

Monitoring, communicating and coordinating the implementation of any new regulatory developments

Assessing and informing the business regarding compliance related issues

Updating and maintaining Compliance policies, procedures, materials and manuals

Maintaining a Compliance education program; delivering education programs as required

Conducting compliance risk assessments of changes in legislation

Communicating with HQ, RHQ Compliance.

Preparing Compliance reports

Reviewing advertisements and promotional material if compliant.

Job Specification

To perform the job successfully, you should be able to demonstrate the following competencies

High sense of risk awareness.

Strong analytical and strategic planning skills.

Knowledge of regulatory environment in the UAE.

Skills and Qualifications

Degree in Law

8+ years’ experience

A strong track record of balancing a corporate Controllership with significant ad hoc project experience.

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