Risk and Quality - Middle East Employment Counsel - Manager - UAE+KSA

Risk and Quality - Middle East Employment Counsel - Manager - UAE+KSA

6-8 years
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Job Description

Job Description & Summary The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) of the PwC Middle East network advises partners and staff on legal matters arising in the internal and external business of PwC. The team provides legal support to the business throughout the Middle East region.
We are looking to hire an in-house lawyer to handle a range of employment matters, including advising on employment laws and regulations in the Middle East region, drafting and reviewing employment contracts and letters, assisting the Human Capital department and Business Units in relation to employment queries, advising on ad-hoc matters relating to staff's employment, and generally advising on any labour issues affecting the firm in the region. The applicant will be involved in assessing the legal risks of taking certain decisions in relation to employees of the firm. The lawyer will also be asked to assist in other general matters handled by OGC, including internal workplace investigations, regulatory and litigation matters, and corporate work. Of equal importance are excellent communication skills, the ability to build relationships and the capability to determine strategy and influence negotiations in an innovative business environment.
This is a demanding role and the likely candidate will have at least 6-8 years experience of employment law in the Middle East, with knowledge of general corporate law and an ability to work in the region and travel when necessary. Experience at a law firm, with a regulator, or in-house in the GCC is preferable. The role is based in Dubai.
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Available for Work Visa SponsorshipYes
Government Clearance RequiredNo

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About PwC

At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients and our people are looking for. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do. We're a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market and beyond.

Job Source : www.pwc.com

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