Head of Legal (Mining / Juris Doctor / M&A ) – Abu Dhabi, Middle East

Middle East
Posted 5 days ago

Reference No. LB516

Job Description:

Our client, a leading player in the global mining industry is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Head of Legal to provide strategic legal leadership and navigate the intricacies of their international mining investments.



  • Provide strategic legal advice and guidance on all aspects of the company's international mining investments
  • Oversee the negotiation, drafting, and review of various contracts, agreements, and legal documents related to mining operations, joint ventures, acquisitions, and partnerships
  • Manage legal due diligence processes for potential investments and transactions
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards in the jurisdictions where the company operates
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders, including executives, finance, and operations teams, to provide legal support and guidance
  • Represent the company in legal proceedings, disputes, and negotiations with external parties
  • Stay updated on legal developments, trends, and best practices in the mining and natural resources industry
  • Build and maintain relationships with external legal counsel and advisors


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience practicing law, with a strong focus on international transactions and mining investments.
  • Experience with M&A in a Mining Environment.
  • Previous experience working in a senior legal role within the mining or natural resources sector is highly desirable.
  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from a reputable law school, with a license to practice law in relevant jurisdictions.
  • Deep understanding of international business and legal frameworks, including contract law, corporate law, and international trade regulations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex legal concepts to non-legal stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing legal aspects of complex international transactions.
  • Willingness to travel internationally as needed.


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Lucia Baeza at lbaeza@camining.com


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Lucia Baeza

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining


CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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