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Legal Counsel

  • Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Salary: To£180,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: TS171047
  • Sector: Asset management/Funds
Job Description

A leading investment fund which is active in a wide range of alternative investments globally, is seeking a high calibre lawyer to join their tax team.  The team works closely with the transactional and investment teams, other legal teams and finance, to offer the best advice on tax issues in multiple jurisdictions. The Tax Counsel will offer ongoing advice to business units on the tax implementations of investment decisions including on investments, acquisitions and disposal, restructuring and due diligence.  You will also advise on the overall tax strategy and keep up to date will international developments in tax  and related law.

This is a key role that will interact with a wide number of internal stakeholders and external advisors, regulators and tax authorities.  Suitable candidates will be qualified lawyers with solid experience in tax planning, ideally with a major asset manager or SWF with a global investment portfolio.  Experience of real estate and infrastructure tax structuring and M&A transaction experience is essential.

This is a high profile and sophisticated organisation with a global reputation which can offer outstanding benefits and career development.   The role will be rewarded with an excellent tax free salary package.

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