A Legal Counsel earns an average salary of AED 349,342 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AED 118,066 - AED 679,844
AED 120K
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MEDIAN: AED 356,058
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Salary AED 118,066 - AED 679,844
Bonus AED 2,061 - AED 223,003
Profit Sharing AED 0.00
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AED 120,748 - AED 740,947
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 7 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 142

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 281,000 based on 53 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 357,000 based on 65 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 495,000 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 358,630

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Key Stats for Legal Counsel

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

▲93%

▲38%

▼0%

National Average
AED 359,000

▼22%

Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries

National Average
AED 359,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 8%