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Job Description

Faststream has partnered with an integrated logistics company to identify a senior legal counsel to join their head office in the Middle East.

The company:
The group provides solutions with services across ports, freezones, drydock and shipping and they are looking for a talented and experienced maritime lawyer to come aboard their legal team.

The role:
The senior legal counsel will be responsible for providing impartial, independent legal advice to the Group General Counsel, Management, Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors of the group, and its subsidiaries.      

The candidate:
The right candidate will have significant experience liaising with and advising directors, senior management and clients on complex legal matters. They will be someone who can speak, think and advise the company commercially, and be able to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Qualifications & experience:
  •  LLB or equivalent from a reputable university or law school with admission to a recognised civil or common law bar, preferably qualified in English Law.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in shipping, maritime, ports and terminals, as relevant to the group's business.
The reward:
This role offers a very generous compensation, an impressive benefits package and relocation allowance. Reporting to the general counsel and solely supervising a team, this role presents an unmissable professional development and leadership opportunity.