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Senior Legal Counsel


3 - 4 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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

, Posted on June 11, 2018 1 Opening

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Do you want to help build a world-class institution from the region, experience the thrill of being part of a high-growth technology company, and improve people's lives?
There is only one way to build an awesome institution: to attract exceptionally talented people who are aligned with the mission of the organisation and make them partners in success. At Careem, our mission is to simplify & improve the lives of people, initially through solutions that make transportation in the region reliable, and over time, through disruptions in payments and logistics. In the process, we want to build an organisation that inspires and become a world-class institution from the region.
Founded in 2012 by former entrepreneurs and McKinsey alums, Careem is the MENA regions leading ride-hailing service and newest Tech Unicorn. With 30% monthly growth, we now operate in 50+ cities across 11 countries and host over six million users. With our recent Series D funding success, we are positioned on the cusp of significant scale and well on target to deliver our goal of creating one million jobs in the region by 2018. Read more about us here and here .
About the role
We are looking for a bright, ambitious and highly-organised senior legal counsel who will report directly to the General Counsel and assist in further building out the legal function at Careem.
Key responsibilities
• Leading contractual negotiations
• Building internal legal processes
• Structuring the launch of new markets/business lines from legal perspective
• Identifying and mitigating legal risks within the business
• Law degree from a top international university
• Fluent in English (both oral and written)
• At least 6 years experience as a lawyer
• At least 3 years experience at an international law firm
• Corporate, commercial or finance experience preferred but not required
• The ability to prioritise and multi-task, particularly when working under pressure and to tight deadlines
• A methodical approach to work with a strong focus on accuracy
• Willingness to work beyond core business hours to meet expectations
Dubai, UAE with possibility of some regional travel.

Industry Type : IT - Software Services
Functional Area : Lawyers / Legal Advisors


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Careem is a multinational transportation network company operating an app-based car booking service company based in Dubai. Riders can make requests for immediate or later scheduled pick-ups through the Careem phone app.

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