Middle East Employment Counsel - UAE & KSA

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Line of Service

Internal Firm Services


Not Applicable


IFS - Risk & Quality (R&Q)

Management Level

Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary

The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) of the PwC Middle East network advises partners and staff on legal matters arising in the internal and external business of PwC. The team provides legal support to the business throughout the Middle East region.

We are looking to hire an in-house lawyer to handle a range of employment matters, including advising on employment laws and regulations in the Middle East region, drafting and reviewing employment contracts and letters, assisting the Human Capital department and Business Units in relation to employment queries, advising on ad-hoc matters relating to staff’s employment, and generally advising on any labour issues affecting the firm in the region. The applicant will be involved in assessing the legal risks of taking certain decisions in relation to employees of the firm. The lawyer will also be asked to assist in other general matters handled by OGC, including internal workplace investigations, regulatory and litigation matters, and corporate work. Of equal importance are excellent communication skills, the ability to build relationships and the capability to determine strategy and influence negotiations in an innovative business environment.


This is a demanding role and the likely candidate will have at least 6-8 years’ experience of employment law in the Middle East, with knowledge of general corporate law and an ability to work in the region and travel when necessary. Experience at a law firm, with a regulator, or in-house in the GCC is preferable. The role is based in Dubai.

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Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Dubai