Legal Counsel

Location -Dubai  ,United Arab Emirates (AE) 

Job ID -5796


  • Dealing with a variety of day-to-day commercial and operational legal inquiries from the business units/departments across the GCC, and occasionally the Aramex network;
  • Reviewing, drafting, advising, and negotiating on a diverse range of commercial and vendor contracts;
  • Drafting and reviewing corporate documents;
  • Undertaking general corporate work (such as registration and liquidation of companies, share transfers, etc.) and maintaining up-to-date corporate documents of the entities he/she oversees;
  • Dealing with and advising on employment law and regulatory matters;
  • Working closely with upper management and other stakeholders;
  • Manage contentious matters, analyzing facts and coordinating with external lawyers for litigious matters;
  • Drafting regional commercial and operational policies;
  • Assisting with customer complaints;
  • Conducting legal research and analysis;
  • Conducting training; and
  • Dealing with ad hoc legal matters.


Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law from a reputable university;
  • Qualified Lawyer – must be admitted to practice in your home country (law society/Bar admitted);
  • Experience in shipping, transportation, and/or logistics preferable, however not mandatory;
  • 5+ years PQE;
  • Fluency in both English and Arabic (speaking, reading, and writing) is critical and candidates who do not meet this criterion will not be considered;
  • Commercial mindset;
  • Must work independently and be self-driven, resourceful, results and deadline-oriented, and have a high multi-task proficiency;
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, changing business environment;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.

Company Overview:

Since our founding in 1982 we have grown to become a world leader in comprehensive transport and delivery solutions for business and consumers. Headquartered in Dubai, at the heart of the world’s most dynamic commercial hub and on the site of historic trade routes linking east and west, commerce and transport are deeply embedded in Aramex’s DNA. We are dedicated to transforming the face of trade, expanding our operations rapidly to better connect businesses and consumers worldwide.