A Legal Counsel earns an average salary of AED 324,571 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AED 102,000 - AED 666,527
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AED 670K
MEDIAN: AED 324,571
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Salary AED 102,000 - AED 666,527
Bonus AED -1.81 - AED 236,835
Profit Sharing AED 0.00
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AED 117,419 - AED 723,971
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 129

Job Description for Legal Counsel

Legal counsels, also called general counsels, are the chief lawyers of large corporations or government agencies. They advise departments on legal ramifications, ensure that the business is working in accordance with the law, and may represent the company or government agency in the case that a law suit is filed.

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Legal Counsel Tasks

  • Advise business in legal affairs of the company including government regulations, taxes, and legal and human rights.
  • Apply for registration and copyrights for the products, processes, and trademarks of the organization.
  • Manage disputes and litigations.
  • Prepare and review legal documents including contracts, licenses, leases, sales and purchases, and real estate, etc.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

Pay by Experience for a Legal Counsel has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Counsel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 249,000 based on 50 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Counsel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 356,000 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 402,000 based on 37 salaries. A Legal Counsel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AED 692,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 346,445

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Key Stats for Legal Counsel

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

▲100%

▲16%

▲3%

National Average
AED 346,000

▼28%

Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries

National Average
AED 346,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 6%