Group Legal Advisor

Job description

Job Role: Group Legal Advisor

Job Location: Dubai , UAE

Job Description

Key Responsibility and Accountability
Group Legal Adviser is responsible for providing legal advisory services to the media business unit and senior management team in relation to the fast-growing regional digital media business unit. This role provides an excellent opportunity for a mid-level lawyer to take ownership in assisting and advising the digital media business.
• Providing support to the media business in general with a specific focus on the regional
digital media business in the Middle East and to assist in other initiatives of the listed group
as and when necessary.
• Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements in relation to
the acquisition, production and distribution of content, M&A matters, subscription and
advertising business, sales and marketing activities, IP development and regulatory matters,
as well as managing contentious matters relating to the media business.
• Interacting regularly and independently with management and external parties (e.g.
government authorities and counsel).
• Providing legal, regulatory and strategic advice to the media business both in respect of
existing markets, as well as potential new markets.
• Carrying out duties consistent with strategic plans and directives as determined by
• Assisting the General Counsel - Media in all matters relating to the media business.

Skills and Competencies
A qualified lawyer with 8+ years of relevant post-qualification legal experience in an internationally recognized jurisdiction and/or in-house environment, with excellent drafting and negotiating skills.
• Solid legal knowledge and experience in supporting the media business and providing relevant legal, regulatory and strategic advice for the Middle East and other parts of Asia.
• Excellent command of written and spoken English and Arabic.
• Excellent communication skills, people oriented, self-driven and able to interact effectively with stakeholders at all levels. Ability to engage with other business units and stakeholders across the Group is important.
• Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, mature attitude and able to multitasksolution-oriented with good commercial sense.

To know more over the role and apply kindly send us your updated resume to [email protected]   and [email protected]

Job Summary

  • Industry : Media
  • No of vacancies : 1
  • Job type : Full Time
  • Location : Dubai,United Arab Emirates
  • Experience : 6 to 10
  • Driving License : Not required
  • Visa : To be provided by employer
  • Job code : JB659