Legal Counsel

Job Title: Legal Counsel
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Salary: Negotiable
REF: HQ00017071
Contact Name: Ghadir Shaar
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

ALLEN & YORK are recruiting a Legal Counsel for a leading developer of photovoltaic projects in the Middle East and North Africa.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join company which is expanding rapidly and who is paving the way with ground breaking projects.


  • Prepare, review, revise and negotiate company contracts including EPC construction contracts, subcontracts, employment contracts, JVs and project consortium agreements
  • Work with management and external legal counsel to review IPPs and PPAs
  • Manage external legal counsel
  • Lead the incorporation / registration of new company entities including project companies, SPVs, incorporated JVs and branch offices
  • Ensure project contracts and incorporated entities comply with local law in multiple jurisdictions
  • Work with Finance Department to ensure tax compliance in multiple jurisdictions
  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management
  • Set internal governance policies


  • 5+ years qualification as legal counsel
  • Experience as in-house counsel a plus
  • Experience in power and construction sector a plus

We look forward to receiving your application

For more information please contact Ghadir Shaar on +971 4 446 9828
ALLEN & YORK is a leading sustainability recruitment consultancy across the Middle East.