Legal Affairs Specialist - 3401189

  • Legal Affairs Specialist Jobs in UAE - 3401189

  • 1 - 10 Years
  • UAE
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Job Description

Support the business by assisting with various legal and key strategic matters across flydubais operations and network with particular focus on the regulatory and disputes portfolio The role will encompass contract interpretation, drafting, negotiation, regulatory review and advice, data protection, handling insured and uninsured passenger and cargo claims, general commercial claims as well as providing advice to the business on risk management, drafting policies and keeping up-to-date with global legislation which will directly or indirectly affect the company


Key Activities

-Responsible for reviewing key regulatory issues affecting the business and ensuring the business is up to date in respect of their regulatory requirements by taking a proactive approach with little oversight from senior legal team members

-Managing a wide case load of disputes (criminal and civil) at all stages including both insured and uninsured matters Also responsible for assisting the general complaints department with pragmatic solutions to day to day problems which may involve a more commercial rather than legal response

-Advise and provide general legal support to Legal Affairs Senior Specialist and internal Clients on all aspects of liability and litigation work which arises across all business groups, outstations and at Head Office based in Dubai, including handling relationships with relevant external authorities (Police Authorities, Courts, Consumer Authorities, etc)

-The role also involves reviewing, drafting and negotiation of various agreements, documents, and transactions (including specialist agreements, submissions to the Courts, legal waivers and settlement agreements) as well as a degree of supervising work undertaken by junior team members

-To work quickly and accurately and be able to prioritize urgent matters appropriately

-Willing to problem-solve, work outside previous areas of expertise and go the extra mile when confronted with challenging situations

-Building strong relationships with local counsel as well as internal clients of various nationalities, undertaking their needs and business operations

-Ensure all correspondence and documentation accurately complies with company policy and reflects the companys view and maintain accurate electronic and paper files of the same

-Familiarity and ability to identify regulations, legislation and industry standard practices

-Organizational Responsibility identify organizational needs

-Detail orientated with strong drafting and negotiating skills

-Commercial understanding and approach to the implementation of legal principles

-Assess and advise on liabilities, legal restrictions and risks of proposed transactions and devise practical legal solutions to meet the commercial needs under the direction of senior team members

-Researching and providing advice on points of law

-Provide training and guidance to others in the team

-Any other work assigned by senior team members



Minimum Qualification

- University Degree in Law or equivalent or a Professional Diploma

- Common OR civil law trained (as may be required) and admitted to practice


- 1-3 years post-graduation experience from a recognizable university with excellent academic results

- Must have a minimum of 2 years of private practice experience (with a reputable law firm)

- Experience in aviation law is preferred

- Previous in-house legal experience beneficial but not essential

- Experience in the GCC beneficial but not essential

- Must have prior experience in regulatory and drafting, experience in litigationdisputes is preferred

Knowledge Skills

- Excellent PC skills and proficient in use of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

- Excellent English language drafting skills

- Excellent English fluency, excellent oral and written communication skills

- Arabic knowledge an advantage, but not essential

Certificate License required

- Law degree and Qualification certificate

- Practising certificate or equivalent


- Customer Focus

- Team work

- Effective Communication

- Personal Accountability & Commitment to achieve

- Resilience and Flexibility (Can do attitude)

- Strategic Thinking

- Business Acumen

- Inspiring & Developing others

- Decision Making

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Deadline:13th Aug 2025

Company Profile

Dubai-based flydubai strives to remove barriers to travel and enhance connectivity between different cultures across its ever-expanding network. Since launching its operations in 2009, flydubai has:

Opened up 62 new routes that did not previously have direct air links to Dubai or were not served by a UAE national carrier from Dubai.

In addition, flydubais agility and flexibility as a young airline has enhanced Dubais economic development, in line with the Government of Dubais vision, by creating trade and tourism flows in previously underserved markets.

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