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Legal Counsel, Ethics & Compliance


Posted on January 29, 2020

5 - 8 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)(Law). Any Nationality

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*Provide legal support across all lines of business enabling profitable growth while mitigating legal risks and assure adherence to governance policies, ethics, and country specific laws and regulations
Responsible for providing legal advice to the organization. Close liaison to business in providing a variety of corporate and commercial legal services. May perform litigation on Oracle's behalf or coordinates litigation and other legal, administrative or investigative actions handled by outside counsel. May draft, review, and negotiate major and/or non-standard technology contracts with public and private sector customers, including licensing agreements, professional services agreements, and cloud services agreements. May advise on legal issues involving government and regulatory compliance. Responds to ad hoc queries to include identification, analysis, and evaluation of risks in order to provide appropriate legal solutions. Works closely with other lawyers throughout Oracle and coordinates legal matters handled by outside lawyers. Demonstrates deep general commercial or functional knowledge across a sub discipline within the individual's specialty area(s), (e.g., general corporate law, antitrust/competition law, securities compliance and regulatory, employment law, immigration law, cloud transactions, data privacy, risk management asset-backed financing, contract management, intellectual property, trade secrets, advertising law, registration and other resolutions specific to the computer and technology industry)
Job duties are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. May have project lead role. 5 years related experience. Bachelors degree in computer science, computer engineering, or similar background is a plus for roles within certain sub disciplines. Completed law degree and member of bar association in relevant jurisdictions. Excellent legal skills and business judgment in areas of responsibility. Proficient writing skills.
As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

IT - Software Services

Lawyers / Legal Advisors

Desired Candidate Profile

Oracle has an unwavering commitment to comply with the laws of the
United States and other countries in which it operates and to act with integrity
in all its business dealings. The Oracle
Compliance & Ethics ( C&E )
team helps ensure that Oracle s business is conducted in accordance with internal
policy and applicable law.
Oracle C&E is seeking to hire a Compliance Counsel to join the
EMEA Compliance & Ethics team. The Compliance Counsel will report to the
Managing Counsel for MENA to implement Oracle s compliance program in the
region with guidance from EMEA and Global
compliance leadership.
Responsibilities will include advising management on law and policy, conducting
and managing internal investigations and remediation actions, educating Oracle
employees and Oracle s third party business partners on the policies and rules
that govern Oracle business, and at all times serving as a trusted advisor to Oracle
about all aspects of legal regulations and compliance and ethics.
This role is ideally suited for a lawyer with 5 years of proven experience
in a dedicated compliance role or experience in a similar legal position. The candidate hired will have fluent
English. Ability to communicate in any
other languages spoken in the region (in particular Arabic) is an asset and
will be strongly preferred. The role
will require travel, excellent organizational and communication skills and the
ability to collaborate successfully with various corporate stakeholders in a matrixed
This role will be reporting into Oracle s Managing Counsel, Middle
East & North Africa. This role will be based in Dubai, UAE.
Work closely with the Managing
Counsel, Compliance & Ethics to Implement the Oracle Compliance and Ethics program
in Middle East & North Africa.
Advise management on the Company s
compliance with laws and regulations.
Review and enforce applicable
policies, including the Oracle Code of Conduct & Business Ethics, to ensure
compliance with Oracle policy and applicable laws.
Work with EMEA and
Global compliance teams to identify concerns and establish standards and propagate
best practices.
Use investigation
metrics to identify trends and areas of compliance risk and work with EMEA and Global compliance teams to design a plan
to mitigate the risk
Create and manage action plans as part
of efforts to continually enhance the Company s compliance program.
Collaborate across
the EMEA Compliance and Ethics team to execute on Oracle s Global C&E programmatic
initiatives and/or remedial measures, and to ensure such measures are promptly
Minimum Qualifications:
Law degree from a top institution
5 years post qualification experience
in a compliance role
Ability to speak and write fluently in
English, additional fluency in Arabic preferred
Ability to travel up to 30% in the
Highly-analytical with strong
attention to detail.
Excellent judgment and capacity to
make decisions that demonstrate an unwavering commitment to integrity and
ethical decision making


Legal Counsel Ethics & Compliance


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