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8th Annual Corporate Legal Counsel: Legal Leaders

Leading change, transcending boundaries and engaging your legal facets to rise above traditional in house functions to drive the legal business forward

2-4 Nov 2015
Hyatt Regency Creek Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Conference Workshop

Leadership Intelligence: Effective Leadership in the Corporate Legal World

Discover ways to energise, organise and inspire your legal workforce through leadership techniques that will strengthen your leadership capabilities and develop human capacity

Workshop Moderator: David Baldwin

Company: President, Leadership Insight Group, US

Why You Should Attend

8th Annual Corporate Legal Counsel: Legal Leaders

Demands on legal counsels are in constant change. In this ever evolving role, are you, the General Counsel of today ready to be the leader of tomorrow? Are you a legal counsel with a thorough understanding of strategies required to build an efficient legal team? With the onslaught of regulations and a heavy risk environment, in-house legal counsels are at the forefront of their business as never before. The ball is in your court to differentiate yourself from mediocrity and thrive in the legal landscape as the most sought after legal counsel!

Equip yourself with pragmatic tools in becoming a legal leader by joining us in this 3-day “Corporate Legal Counsel: Legal Leaders” conference. This conference will offer legal counsels the opportunity to enrich themselves with the opportunity to takeaway knowledge on themes such as “Progressing Legal Counsel’s Roles” “Building a Holistic Approach to Legal Facets, “Progressing Legal Counsel’s Role” “Overcoming the Rise of External Threats” and “Characterising Emerging Legal Risks and Their Trends”. Do not pass up the opportunity to leverage on our one day post conference workshop focusing on“Leadership Intelligence: Creating Effective Leadership in the Corporate World!” Discover ways to energise, organise and inspire your legal team to reach its fullest potential.


Key Topics

  • Dissecting Evolving Roles and Responsibilities of Legal Counsels in Advising and Offering Strategic Support to Senior Management
  • Fostering a Corporate Culture that Embeds Legal Risk Response Strategy as an Integral Component in Your Organisation
  • Launch or Ruins of Legal Career: Cultivating the Importance of a Sound Corporate Governance for an Effective Corporate Legal Function
  • Assembling the Correct Mix of Internal and External Counsels for Optimal Protection Coverage
  • Scenario Role Playing: Determining Whether To Use Negotiation, Mediation or Arbitration as an Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Al Fozan Group; Tasweeq; The Al Batha Group; Saudi Telecom Company; Saudi Bin Ladin; Qatar Steel; Mubadala; Mazrui Holdings; Hewlett-Packard Middle East; Etisalat; Aluminium Bahrain (ALBA); Oman Power and Water Procurement; MB Holding; Majid Al Futtaim; Kuwait Oil Company; NBK Capital; Commercial Bank of Dubai; CMA Kuwait, Batco Group; KADDB Investment Group;Al Rostamani Group; atar Media Services; Saudi Railway Company; ADWEA; Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation; MAADEN; Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank; Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company Limited; Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions & Benefits Fund; Akzo Nobel; Afridi & Angell; Al Hilal Bank; Al Rostamani Group; Aldar Properties; Aluminium Bahrain; DMCC; Pfizer Gulf; Intercontinentals Hotel Group; Ghazal Insurance Company; Cristal Global; Savola Group; Reliance Globalcom Limited; The Commercial Bank of Qatar; WorldSpreads Group; Swissquote; Omar Kaseem Alesayi Group; Nawars; Kaddb Investment; ECRA; Qatar Fuel; Qatar First Investment Bank; Gulf Bridge International; Ministry of Health - Oman; Carrefour Saudi; Al Rajhi Bank; Supreme Council of Health; Zakum Development Company; Regency Group Holdingl Saudi Industrial Services (SISCO); Advanced Petrochemical Compan; Al Busaidy Mansoor Jamal & Co; Arab National Bank; Dubai Sports Council; Tanfeeth; The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research; Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo WLL; Huawei Technologies...

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    Practical Insights From

    Souhayel Tayeb
    General Counsel and Group Company Secretary
    Commercial Bank of Dubai, UAE

    Lubna Qassim
    Executive Vice President, Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
    Emirates NBD, UAE

    Tawfiq Adnan
    Deputy General Counsel
    Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, UAE

    Amir Ghaffari
    Vinson & Elkins, UK

    Anneliese Reinhold
    General Counsel, SVP Legal & Regulatory Affairs
    Du, UAE

    Sami Houerbi
    Director International Court of Arbitration & ADR
    International Chamber of Commerce, Tunisia

    Nicholas Polley
    General Counsel
    Saudi Economic & Development Company (SEDCO) Holding, Saudi Arabia

    Nabil Azar
    General Counsel
    United Arab Bank, UAE

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