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Lead Legal Counsel

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Legal & Compliance

English (UK)

Job Description

Lead Legal Counsel Digital Industries, Smart Infrastructure and Portfolio Companies

If you really want to make a difference – make it with us

Siemens Legal and Compliance supports the operating businesses and the company’s corporate functions in all aspects of legal and compliance relevant topics. The global team acts as business partner of the Siemens management and supports them in achieving the business targets, the development and implementation of legal strategies, and “integrity” – the adherence to the law and to internal regulations.

What are my responsibilities?

  • Based in Dubai, UAE, you will be a trusted advisor and as such counsel business partners from the Digital Industries and Smart Infrastructure Operating Companies as well as all Portfolio Companies on all upcoming legal topics related to their business in the United Arab Emirates and other countries of the Middle East excluding Saudi Arabia.
  • You will lead a team of currently four legal professionals

  • You will manage local court cases and the defense strategy to be aligned with LC LIT, to be affected through the mandated local law firm(s)

  • You will ensure effective legal risk management (e.g. LoA, ERM) by addressing legal risks and opportunities, applying a legal and entrepreneurial perspective and exploiting the opportunities law provides. Herby you will independently form decisions and assume responsibility for them

  • The implementation of legal processes required to affect the privileges, obligations and rights of the organization will also be part of your responsibility

  • Having disciplinary responsibility as a team leader you will manage work allocation within the assigned team and external providers. In this aspect you will align with other team heads to ensure the shift of tasks to utilize the works forces within the legal department reasonably and to avoid overloads and capacity bottlenecks

  • Furthermore, you will secure the exchange and extension of knowledge within your and other legal teams by holding as well as preparing presentations

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • You have an excellent academic record in law or were able to acquire such knowledge in the course of an equivalent international diploma

  • During your long term experience you held different legal positions within Siemens or equal positions in an international law firm or legal department

  • You have detailed knowledge of foreign law systems and a great understanding of legal and economic correlations; knowledge  of Technology Transfer law would be beneficial as well

  • Strong, intercultural communication skills support your ability to explain complex legal and contract management matters and compliment your strong drafting and negotiation skills 

  • You are fluent in English  and able to work cooperatively and collaboratively within the legal team; further languages would beneficial as well

What else do I need to know?


Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work. People with disabilities will be preferred in case of equal qualification. Please find more information at



How do I apply?

We are looking forward to receiving your on-line application. Please note: only complete application documents, including diplomas, certificates of employment or letter of recommendation respectively can be considered in the selection process.   


Job ID: 107364

Organization: Legal and Compliance

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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