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Junior Legal Counsel

Country/Region:  AE
Field:  Consulting

Dubai, AE

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  02-05 years

The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialized in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, traditional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.

Operating in the Middle East for more than 40 years, SYSTRA has established itself as a benchmark in public transport engineering, involved in the region’s major projects.

Understand better who we are by visiting www.systra.com.



The objective will be to assist the Senior Regional Legal counsel in the daily legal business and day-to-day requests to cover both Middle-East and South-western Asian zones.



  • Prepare, review and finalize a wide variety of legal documents and contracts (including but not limited to: Service Level Agreements, Consultancy Agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements amongst others);
  • Conduct legal researches and risk analysis;
  • Actively participate, from a legal standpoint, in the pre-tender management, the project management and pre-litigation issues raised;
  • Draft legal notices and manage dispute cases, occasionally, with the help of the SRLC with respect to complex cases;
  • Provide regular updates to the SRLC with respect to assigned files under its management as well as assignment in progress;



  • LLB or LLM from a reputable university
  • 1-3 years Post Qualification Experience preferred but not necessary
  • Bilingual (French and English), Arabic language preferred;
  • Software skills (MS Office) and internet
  • Strong levels of intuition, work ethic and good judgement;
  • Team player with strong commitment to actively work in alignment with other team members (Not only legal, but operational and other supporting teams
  • Excellent writing, analytical and communication skills in the 3 languages
  • Knowledge of FIDIC contracts, Business law, contracts law, international and public laws

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