Sr./Legal Counsel Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Ltd. (Borouge)

Title: Sr./Legal Counsel

Company: Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Ltd. (Borouge)

Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Law/Legal, Administrative/Clerical

Position:  Sr./ Legal Counsel
About the Job

The jobholder is responsible to provide with an expert and specialized legal advice on the assigned legal matters in line with the legal department function statement and mandate to support Borouge’s business, operations, assets, revenues, and people.

As a provide with expert services on entire gamut of legal affairs and matters of the company, legal opinions, advises, interpretations, complex risk mitigations and due diligences on contracts, agreements, deeds, and other legal drafting’s and documents for all functions, recommending on settlement of claims, interface with external counsel in respect of litigation that the company is involved in, and advice on alternative dispute resolution.


Legal Advisory Support

Provide legal support on all major business transactions, contracts, business agreements, divestitures, joint ventures, and all other legal-related documents.

Provide legal support to all internal parties within the company on all legal and related matters for their respective regions.

Advise and consult on legal matters to ensure that legal requirements are fully incorporated into the Company’s practices.

Conduct and communicate awareness messages and sessions with regards to legal matters to ensure alignment and understanding by different stakeholders.

Accountable for reviewing formal business communications to ensure meeting legal requirements.

Establish and communicate legal guidelines that shall contribute to meet the required level of legal compliance by company staff, along with training sessions and materials across respective stakeholders and Borouge employees.

Develop guidelines to meet the contractual requirements to enable the development and updates of contracts to document intercompany arrangements.

Prepare and perform other ad hoc matters and reports as assigned by the General Counsel, Owners, CEO and management.


Counsel on other legal matters within the responsibility and expertise of the Legal Department to enable the company to comply with statutory legal obligations and mitigate the risk to the company.

Manage external lawyers to represent the company in the court to ensure safeguarding the company interests.

Support General Counsel on the drafting of complex commercial contracts, and any other adhoc tasks as assigned

Support litigation, disputes, corporate investigations and the internal audit team, as needed

Consult with management on high level impact situations to minimize or eliminate any potential risk.

Commercial & Contractual Matters

Act, advise and review contractual agreements and templates as required by process owners within acceptable time limits

Draft, review, and participate in the negotiation commercial contracts (service agreements, confidentiality agreements, etc.)

Revise, and draft legal related terms into corporate forms to ensure meeting domestic regulations.

Advise on commercial and contractual matters as required by the process owners to ensure capturing any legal consideration.

Lead the legal aspects of a broad range of commercial matters balancing several goals with the objective to minimize risk and maximize benefits to the company.

Advise and review contracts, including contracts with customers and suppliers e.g. sales & purchase agreement, service agreements, license agreements confidentiality agreements, tolling agreements; general services agreements etc.


About Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Ltd. (Borouge)