Legal Consultant

Confidential   Dubai - United Arab Emirates  Date Posted: 2024/01/31   Login to Apply


  • Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of software contracts, including software licensing agreements, service level agreements (SLAs), and technology partnerships.
  • Ensure contracts align with legal standards, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices.
  • Provide legal guidance on intellectual property matters related to software, including copyright, trademark, and patent issues.
  • Implement strategies to protect and enforce software-related intellectual property rights.
  • Stay abreast of evolving laws and regulations affecting the software industry.
  • Ensure contractual compliance with software licensing models and industry-specific legal standards.
  • Conduct negotiations with clients, vendors, and partners to secure favorable terms and conditions for software contracts.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into legally sound agreements.
  • Identify legal risks associated with software contracts and propose effective risk mitigation strategies.
  • Provide legal assessments of potential risks and consequences.
  • Oversee the entire lifecycle of software contracts, from initiation to termination.
  • Maintain an organized and updated repository of all software-related legal documents.
  • Work closely with software development teams to understand technical aspects of products and services.
  • Provide legal guidance on open-source licensing, proprietary software, and third-party integrations.
  • Foster positive relationships with clients, vendors, and partners through effective communication and conflict resolution.
  • Address legal queries and concerns related to software contracts.
  • Conduct training sessions for internal teams, ensuring awareness of legal considerations in software contracting.
  • Keep internal stakeholders informed about changes in software-related laws and regulations.



  • Bachelor's or Master degree in Law or equivalent preferably from UK.
  • Admission to practice law in the relevant jurisdiction(s).
  • Proven experience as a Legal Consultant with a focus on software contracting.
  • Fluent in both English and Arabic (spoken and written).
  • In-depth knowledge of software licensing models and intellectual property laws.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to interpret complex technical concepts for legal purposes.
  • Previous experience in technology or software-related industries is highly desirable.
Required Skills
  • Legal Issues
  • Legal Writing
  • Strategy
  • Negotiation
  • Collaboration Skills
Job Details
  • Location Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Industry Information & Communication Technologies
  • Job Type Full-Time
  • Degree Bachelor
  • Experience 5+
  • Nationality Unspecified
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