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Creation Date: 2018/07/23 04:27:36
Deactivation Date: 2018/11/23 14:48:19
Ref. JB1001852565

Abu Dhabi Ship Building

Legal Counsel
Abu Dhabi Ship Building

Job Description

To advise the MD and senior management on legal issues and risks, and provide hands-on counsel in relation to the development and implementation of the company’s business strategy. To provide legal advice on contracts, business conduct, governance and compliance ensuring adherence to UAE regulations and protection of Company's interests, resources and assets.


Minimum Qualifications:
Law degree from a recognized law school in a reputable university.

Minimum Experience:
At least 12 years of relevant experience in legal services, preferable in a construction / manufacturing industry. At least 5 years of experience in the UAE is required.

Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills:
Detailed knowledge of local and international laws and regulations - including commercial laws
Strong understanding of the applicability and implementation of regulations in the industry
Strong understanding of the legal, compliance and risk management standards
Advanced knowledge of legal theories, principles, practices and procedures
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Excellent negotiation skills
Excellent contracts management skills
Strategic thinking

Job Details

  • Search by Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Search by Industry: Marine Services
  • Requirements : Employer (Public Sector)
  • Job Role: Legal
  • Joining Date: 2018-09-01
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Monthly Salary Range: AED 55,086 - 110,172
  • Manages Others: Yes
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Management
  • Years of Experience : Min: 10 Max: 20
  • Residence Location: United Arab Emirates; Bahrain; Djibouti; Algeria; Egypt; Iraq; Jordan; Comoros; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Morocco; Mauritania; Oman; Palestine; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Sudan; Somalia; Syria; Tunisia; Yemen

Company Profile

The establishment of Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) was in line with the vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed to have a world-class facility in Abu Dhabi to support the UAE Navy. Inaugurated in 1996, ADSB initially focused on naval repairs and refits and gradually expanded its expertise to include building sophisticated war ships like the Baynunah 70m Corvette.

ADSB now specializes in the construction, repair and refit of Naval, Military and Commercial vessels.

ADSB Mission:
Abu Dhabi Ship Building is committed to delivering excellent value to our regional customers by building ships and providing through life support services that are recognized for their quality, timeliness, and cost effectiveness.

ADSB Vision:
Become a valuable strategic asset in the Gulf Cooperation Council by being the dominant regional builder and integrator of military / paramilitary vessels and the premier provider of through-life support services for their fleets.