• Expatrié
  • Dubai


Phénicia Conseil for a subsidiary of an International Group acting and investing in different business sectors in Africa and Asia and for the newborn FinTech activity is looking for a: Legal Advisor (M/W)
Senior expat role, permanent contract, DUBAI – UAE


Key Responsibilities:
1. Formation and Structuring of Companies and rewind the existing structure in & out of Africa Experience is must, SPCs, Tax Awareness would be an added advantage.
2. Registration of IP’s around technological developments, trademarks, copyrights around
Africa & Middle east.
3. Expertise in OHADA laws, Industrial laws around West & Central Africa, Europe, Singapore would be an added advantage.
4. Provide legal advice and guidance on all matters related to the company’s operations,
including regulatory compliance, risk management, and commercial contracts.
5. Advise on regulatory requirements and ensure the company complies with relevant laws and regulations, including those related to data privacy and security.
6. Draft, review, and negotiate commercial contracts, including client contracts, service
agreements, and vendor agreements.
7. Conduct legal research and stay up-to-date on relevant legal developments that may affect
the company’s operations.
8. The Incumbent should be responsible to handle Smart Contracts, Digitalisation of Legal
Contracts and documents for the Project.
9. Develop and implement legal policies and procedures to manage legal risks and ensure
compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
10. Manage disputes and litigation, working with outside counsel when necessary.
11. Advise on corporate governance matters, including board governance, shareholder
agreements, and company structure.
12. Provide training and guidance to employees on legal matters and best practices.
Senior expat role, permanent contract, DUBAI – UAE


Key Requirements:
-Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school and admission to practice law in the
relevant jurisdiction.
-At least 7-10 years of experience as a legal advisor or counsel, preferably in the FinTech
industry or in a similar fast-paced, technology-driven environment.
-Strong knowledge of financial services and securities regulations.
– Ability to draft and negotiate complex commercial contracts.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively
communicate legal concepts to non-legal stakeholders.
-Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
– Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects, and prioritize effectively.
– Demonstrated ability to provide sound legal advice in a business context.
-Strong work ethic, integrity, and commitment to excellence.
-Available to frequent business trip and working resident time to African locations
-FRENCH AND ENGLISH at professional/bilingual level.
To apply send CV in English to: paolo.bossi@recrutement-phenicia.fr

Pour postuler, envoyez votre CV et votre lettre de motivation par e-mail à thierry.grosso@recrutement-phenicia.fr

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