ADCO Careers Abu Dhabi – Legal Counsel

Website ADCO

Job Description:

  • Supports the Senior Legal Counsel in managing claims and disputes involving ADNOC group companies. Provides legal advice to ADNOC’s relevant Directorates/Functions and to ADNOC group companies, where necessary.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages and supervises courts or arbitration proceedings; whether raised by/against ADNOC; which includes, amongst other tasks, writing legal memorials, participating or conducting negotiation and settlement discussions, supervising external counsel etc.. .
  • Assists the Senior Legal Counsel in the appointment of external lawyers and experts for specific legal matters and supervises the monitoring of external lawyers and experts.
  • Manages the preparation of the strategy of defense of ADNOC as well as of the written submissions before the courts and their pleadings.
  • Initiates and runs negotiation discussions when necessary for amicable settlements.
  • Assists the Senor Legal Counsel in developing initiatives for the training and continuous learning of the developees in the
  • Department. Supports the development of junior Emirati lawyers in the Department, and coordinates with other
  • Departments and Functions on development and implementation of training and development initiatives.
  • Provides legal advisory on matters related to, (i) legal implications of internal policies and procedures; (ii) agreements related to administrative matters entered or to be entered into by ADNOC, including HR; (iii) disputes that may involve
  • ADNOC; and (iv) laws and regulations that may have impact on ADNOC and relating to/involving ADNOC Group of Companies.
  • Represents ADNOC in various task forces, events and committees pertaining to Group Disputes & Administrative Affairs.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law is essential.
  • Minimum 5 yearswork experience in a dispute resolution practice of reputable international law firm and/or in-house legal department, preferably with construction disputes focus.
  • Must be a qualified lawyer in a civil law jurisdiction.
  • Excellent English language (written and spoken). Fluent Arabic in addition is an advantage.

Job Details:

Company: ADCO

Vacancy Type: Full-time

Job Functions: Legal

Job Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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