Millennium & Copthorne Middle East Holdings Limited

Legal Counsel

United Arab Emirates - Dubai
17 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Job Type
Human Resources
Job Level
Legal Counsel   -   ( 1600008R ) Description   Welcome to our World  

Our Vision at Millennium & Copthorne Middle East and Africa is to be the preferred hotel company for our guests, colleagues, and owners while achieving exceptional growth.


We have an Ambition to operate 100 preferred hotels by year 2020.

  Job Location  

The role is based at our office in Dubai.


Key Job Responsibilities

  • Give accurate and timely counsel to the office team in a variety of legal topics (labor law, partnerships, international ventures, corporate finance etc.)
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues.
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.).
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights
  • Assist Senior Legal Counsel with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation.
  • Advise executives on relevant legal issues of the business.
  • Oversee internal policies.
  • Manage risks in business operations and decisions.
  • Draft legal papers, contracts, agreements, and other legal documents as needed.
  • Apply abstract principles of law to the concrete facts of a case.

  • Proven experience as a legal counsel in business environment
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Full comprehension of the influences of the external environment of a corporation
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Sound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Arabic speaker is an advantage

  Primary Location :   AE-DU-Dubai Job :   Executive Office Organization :   Millennium & Copthorne Middle East & Africa Schedule :   Regular Shift :   Standard Employee Status :   Manager Job Type :   Full-time Job Level :   Day Job Job Posting :   Sep 7, 2016, 2:33:40 PM