In-House Counsel



Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Posted on Tuesday, May 7, 2024


We’re on a mission to make app building so easy everyone can do it – regardless of their background, tech knowledge or budget. We’ve already helped thousands of entrepreneurs, small businesses and even global brands, like the BBC, Makro and Pepsi achieve their software goals and we’ve only just started. was voted as one of 2023’s ‘Most Innovative Companies in AI’ by Fast Company, and won Europas 2022 ‘Scaleup of the Year’. Our team has grown to over 800 people across the world and our recent announcement of $250m Series D funding (and partnership with Microsoft) means there’s never been a more exciting time to become a Builder.

Life at

At we encourage you to experiment! Each role at Builder has unlimited opportunities to learn, progress and challenge the status quo. We want you to help us become even better at supporting our customers and take AI app building to new heights.

Our global team is diverse, collaborative and exceptionally talented. We hire people for their differences but all unite with our shared belief in Builder’s HEARTT values: (Heart, Entrepreneurship, Accountability, Respect, Trust and Transparency) and a let’s-get-stuff-done attitude.

In return for your skills and commitment, we offer a range of great perks, from hybrid working and a variable annual bonus, to employee stock options, generous paid leave, and trips abroad #WhatWillYouBuild

About the role

We are looking for a talented and experienced attorney to join our team and provide leadership on a wide range of corporate, intellectual property, and governance matters in the MENA region. Reporting directly to the General Counsel,you will handle all corporate, compliance, and regulatory matters, including contract negotiation and management; advising on IP-related matters; assisting in governance activities and statutory filings specific to the Indian jurisdiction; and ensuring compliance with Indian laws related to labor, data protection, and other relevant regulations. You’ll play an important role in our corporate and legal team, enabling our internal business teams and forming strong relationships throughout.

Why you should join

The legal department is growing! This varied and crucial role focuses on intellectual property, data privacy, compliance, and governance. If you're looking to join a fast-paced scale up at a stage where you can acquire new skills and really make an impact, contact us today!

You’ll be responsible for

  • Legal Advisory: Provide expert legal advice on matters related to the MENA region, including compliance, regulatory issues, and local business practices.
  • Contract Negotiation and Management: Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts with a focus on software licenses, partnership agreements, and vendor contracts.
  • Intellectual Property: Advise on intellectual property issues, including patent, copyright, and trademark matters.
  • Corporate Governance: Assist in governance activities and corporate filings in the MENA region.
  • Risk Management: Identify and manage legal risks across various functional areas and geographies, particularly in the MENA region.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure the company is compliant with local laws and regulations in the MENA region, including data protection, consumer rights, and employment laws.
  • Team Collaboration: Provide guidance to legal staff on matters related to the MENA region and oversee external counsel relationships in the region.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Collaborate cross-functionally with different departments to address their legal needs and concerns.