Our Client is one of the world’s leading law firms, helping clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise. The firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the key markets of the Americas, Asia and Europe
The Dubai office is a full service office which is completely integrated with, and supported by, our global network. The firm advises clients on major transactions in the Middle East and beyond.
The firm has a market-leading M&A and ECM practice in the Middle East and can offer lawyers the chance to develop their careers through advising on the major M&A and ECM transactions in the Region.
The Firm is looking for a lawyers who:
Can demonstrate a keen interest and enthusiasm to learn about their clients’ business;
Can work in teams, sharing knowledge, motivating and coaching juniors and contributing to overall success;
Are empathetic, responsive and reliable;
Are commercial and innovative in the solutions they deliver to clients; and
are good at fostering relationships with clients and team members.
You will be given the chance to handle a variety of work, including public and private M&A, and ECM transactions across the Middle East.
You will be expected to take responsibility for significant elements of a transaction, and in many cases, more so than in your current role. This means that you must have significant transactional experience and strong transaction management skills, although we will offer support and guidance throughout the transaction.
Skills and Qualifications:
You will be a mid level outstanding Corporate lawyer with a proven track record of working on big ticket M&A transactions.
All candidates should be fluent in English and will have previous experience working in a top tier international law firm. Fluency in Arabic language would be valued but it is not a prerequisite. Experience in ECM work would also be helpful.
In all cases, candidates should have first class legal ability coupled with a practical commercial approach, excellent drafting and communication skills and enjoy being part of a friendly outgoing team. You must also have exceptional results throughout your academic history. You should demonstrate strong communication and analytical skills and a high level of commercial awareness