Legal Counsel – META M/F

@Essilor posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Contract type: Permanent, full-time

Location: Dubai, UAE

Work Schedule: Hybrid Model

Travel: Up to 10% of working time

At EssilorLuxottica our mission is to help people see more, be more and live life to its fullest. Our groundbreaking products correct, protect, and frame the beauty of our most precious sensory organ – our eyes. By combining our expertise in lens technology and eyewear manufacturing, a portfolio of brands that consumers love and global distribution capabilities, we enable people everywhere to learn, to work, to express themselves and to fulfill their potential.

Reporting to the EMEA Head of Legal and the General Counsel, you will effectively ensure legal conformity and be the point of contact for all legal matters in the META region. If you are an experienced, dynamic, and discreet Legal Counsel who can act as a trusted advisor on the legal aspects and have a strong stakeholder’s management; this role is for you.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Give accurate and timely counsel to functions in a variety of legal topics (labor law, company law, commercial law, litigation, etc.).
Be a strategic legal advisor to stakeholders (functional heads, GMs) as a member of the local management team.
Review, interpret and translate legal requirements and effectively communicating these to the business and external stakeholders.
Knowledge on topics related to customs, country specific regulations etc. Also, draft and solidify agreements, contracts, and other legal documents to ensure the legal aspect of relationships.
Openness to constantly revise, change, improvise and advise on matters related to local legal compliance.
Being a proactive contributor to Anti-Trust and Compliance regulations.
Collaborating with internal and external counsels.

Your profile:
5 years of experience working in a multi-national, fast paced work environment ideally with expertise in META region, degree in law or related field of study.
Trade law experience, also in corporate governance, commercial law, contracting and litigation subjects, ideally in data privacy and labor law.
Law firm and MNC (FMCG, Luxury, beauty…etc.) mixed experience is strongly preferred,
Assertive, dynamic, team player, agile and decision maker with a strong ability to manage ambiguity, strong communication skills, and stakeholder management.
English is mandatory, French and Arabic remain desirable.

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