Head of Legal & Regulatory - uae national

Legal & Regulatory

To Work closely with the CLO together with other members of the teams to provide legal and regulatory support on a range of matters

To work closely with the Licensing & Regulatory Affairs team to ensure that the incorporation and licensing processes of the Media Zone Authority are administered appropriately

To provide support to the Licensing & Regulatory Affairs team in relation to full regulatory framework including company law issues, licensing regulations and content related matters in relation to dissemination activities

To assist to develop general media regulatory policy and, in particular, to work with the licensing team on relevant issues such as license implications of compliance issues

To manage casework and work with the Licensing & Regulatory Affairs team to ensure consistency in compliance cases handled by the MZA

To mentor and train Emirati colleagues to deal with licensing and regulatory matters.

To provide legal and regulatory support in respect of day-to-day operations of the organisation

To develop and implement the regulatory framework for the MZA in relation to media law and content

To assist all departments with stakeholder engagement whether with partner companies or government entities

To assist other members of the legal team with all regulatory and content related media matters

To work with other members of the legal team to provide general commercial legal support across the organization

To Work with other members of the organization to ensure strategic objectives are met

To Work with Emirate and Federal bodies concerned with media regulation in the MENA region on policy development and implementation of appropriate regulatory regimes

To Highlight legal issues arising in respect of business activities generally and with specific emphasis on regulatory and content related matters

Development, examination and implementation of regulatory framework to ensure a continuously evolving and effective regulatory regime for the MZA

Instructing, reviewing and supervising work of outside counsel where required

Keeping abreast of media law and media related regulatory activities

Mentoring and training junior members of the legal team

Working closely with various departments within the organization to support and mentor on legal and regulatory matters with a particular emphasis on content related matters

Mentoring and training Emirati colleagues for skills transfer in relation to regulatory and government liaison

Working with other members of the legal team to provide legal support and training, where relevant, for the organization generally


Prior experience and quality training at a law firm or company with a significant legal department and/or sophisticated practic

In house practical experience Regulatory and content related aspects of media law

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