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Senior Commercial Counsel – Middle East


Dubai, UAE (Main Office)


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About the team & role

We are looking for a Senior Commercial Counsel to support our business in the Middle East which currently includes operations in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Kuwait. The successful candidate will report into our Legal Director responsible for these markets and sit within our UAE team in Dubai on a hybrid working basis.

What you'll be doing

  • Be able to advise on appropriate actions for any commercial agreement supply or demand side (including drafting and negotiating).
  • Support the partner teams, to ensure that Deliveroo provides the best selection in every neighbourhood it operates in.
  • Support the marketing team launch campaigns both online and offline, including drafting terms and conditions.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and key legislative changes.
  • Coordinate the rollout and update of legal terms, policies and product features for the Deliveroo business in the Middle East.
  • Resolve consumer complaints and handle commercial intellectual property issues and disputes.
  • Proactively identify and support process improvements within the legal team to help optimise and drive excellent and efficient legal support.
  • Identify the need for external legal advice, while exercising appropriate cost management and control with all suppliers.
  • Travel to and spend time on the ground in each of the Qatar and Kuwait offices at least on a monthly basis.


  • At least 6 years PQE in the commercial department at a leading law firm
  • Excellent academics and training.
  • Fluency in both English and Arabic.

Why Deliveroo

Our mission is to transform the way you shop and eat, bringing the neighbourhood to your door by connecting consumers, restaurants, shops and riders. . We are transforming the way the world eats and shops by making access to food and products more convenient and enjoyable. We give people the opportunity to buy what they want, as they want it, when and where they want it.

We are a technology-driven company at the forefront of the most rapidly expanding industry in the world. We are still a small team, making a very large impact, looking to answer some of the most interesting questions out there. We move fast, value autonomy and ownership, and we are always looking for new ideas.

Workplace & Benefits

At Deliveroo we know that people are the heart of the business and we prioritise their welfare. Benefits differ by country, but we offer many benefits in areas including healthcare, well-being, parental leave, pensions, and generous annual leave allowances, including time off to support a charitable cause of your choice. Benefits are country-specific, please ask your recruiter for more information.


At Deliveroo, we believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a passion for (most) food and a desire to be part of one of the fastest-growing businesses in a rapidly growing industry.

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of our hiring process. We recognise that some candidates may require adjustments to apply for a position or fairly participate in the interview process. If you require any adjustments, please don't hesitate to let us know. We will make every effort to provide the necessary adjustments to ensure you have an equitable opportunity to succeed.

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A competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package

Time to recharge

  • 25 days of annual leave and public holidays
  • One paid day off each year to volunteer or support a charity of your choice
  • Annual flight allowance


  • Gym or fitness membership
  • Social and sporting events
  • Comprehensive medical insurance


  • We pay every employee competitively for the role they are performing in their respective location
  • Most employees are eligible for a variable cash bonus that directly rewards individual contributions and is linked with broader company success

Work Life

  • Flexible working hours and location flexibility
  • Competitive Parental Leave Policy
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Roolearn platform, giving you access to content from leading L&D providers
  • Employee Resource Groups including Women in Tech, Racial Equity and more


  • Free Deliveroo Plus subscription
  • Free monthly lunches and breakfasts in the office