Legal Counsel

Full Time

Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim Holding is the leading shopping mall, retail, communities, entertainment developer and operator in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia regions. With over 48,000 people, revenues of over US$ 11 Billion, and operations in 18 countries. Some of the iconic brands we carry include Mall of the Emirates, Carrefour, All Saints, Lego, City Center, Abercrombie & Fitch, & Vox Cinemas. We believe in making Great Moments for Everyone, Every day.

Job Role:
The Legal Counsel is responsible for providing the organization with support to facilitate effective legal services, advice, and representation for all legal issues including corporate, supply chain, and procurement either directly or with the support of external lawyers. The role holder is also responsible for supporting the Legal team in all legal matters in a timely manner while ensuring consistency of approach and style.

Job Requirement:
Support the development of strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
Up to date knowledge and application as well as horizon scanning of the changes to laws and regulations of the region, monitor legal publications and study the new trends related to legal practices and their impact on the current scenario.
Advise on matters related to competition law, including antitrust laws, competition regulations, sustainability, and third-party due diligence.
Assist in legal operations and legal transformation projects including automation, standardization, templatization, governance frameworks.
Draft contracts, agreements and notifications as required in a timely manner and ensuring that they are compliant with internal standards and legal requirements.
Analyze policies for legal correctness with a view to provide legal advice in relation to the drafting of contracts/policies.

Excellent business communication and presentation
Strong negotiation skills
Time management
4-6 years of legal experience in a common law jurisdiction

Work from any country in the world for 30 days a year.
Work in a friendly environment, where everyone shares positive vibes and excited about our future.
At Majid Al Futtaim, we’re on a mission to create great moments, to spread happiness, to build, experiences that stay in our memories for a lifetime. We’re proud to say that over the past 27 years, we have built a reputation as a regional market leader in what we do. Join us!
Work with over 50,000 diverse and talented colleagues, all guided by our Leadership Model.