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Legal Counsel

Mercans is a global leader in providing innovative HR and talent acquisition solutions to organizations around the world. With a commitment to excellence and integrity, we empower businesses to build strong, compliant, and efficient teams. As we continue to expand our operations, we seek a talented Legal Counsel to join our team remotely.

Position Overview

We seek an experienced Legal Counsel to provide comprehensive legal support and guidance to our organization. The ideal candidate will have a strong contract drafting, review, and evaluation background, with a proven track record of working across multiple entities or group companies. Reporting directly to the [appropriate executive], the Legal Counsel will play a key role in ensuring legal compliance, managing risks, and supporting the business’s overall success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft, review, and negotiate various contracts, agreements, and legal documents, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Provide legal advice and support to various departments within the organization, including but not limited to finance, operations, and human resources.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis on various matters, including regulatory compliance, intellectual property, and commercial transactions.
  • Collaborate with external legal counsel as necessary, managing relationships and overseeing the quality of work provided.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of company policies and procedures to mitigate legal risks and promote best practices.
  • Participate in corporate governance activities, including board meetings, shareholder communications, and regulatory filings.
  • Handle dispute resolution and litigation matters, working closely with internal stakeholders and external parties to achieve favorable outcomes.
  • Stay informed about changes in relevant laws, regulations, and industry trends, advising management on potential implications for the business.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Law from a reputable institution; Master’s degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Qualified lawyer admitted to practice in the United Arab Emirates; additional qualifications in other jurisdictions a plus.
  • Minimum 7 years of law experience, focusing on contract drafting and evaluation.
  • Proven experience working with group companies or multiple entities, preferably in IT SaaS.
  • Strong understanding of commercial law, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey complex legal concepts clearly and concisely.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a remote, fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities effectively.
  • Proficiency in legal research tools and technology, committed to continuous learning and professional development.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Remote work flexibility
  • Exposure to diverse legal matters and business operations
  • Supportive leadership team committed to employee success

If you meet the above qualifications and are passionate about making a positive impact, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to join our remote team at Mercans. Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and interest in the position.

Awais Ahsan: [email protected]

Mercans is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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