Solicitor, Construction Litigation

Location
Dubai (City) (AE)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
03 Nov 2016
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Construction
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Kennedys Dubai is looking for a Lawyer with construction dispute resolution experience, ideally where insurance aspects were involved. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team.

Team Information:

Our highly regarded and established international construction team has an excellent track record of delivering innovative, commercially switched on solutions to clients, on all types of construction and engineering projects.

Kennedys’ global construction team consists of 50 Kennedys lawyers, including more than 15 partners, spending either all or the majority of their time devoted to construction and engineering matters.

‘[Has] experience advising insurers, developers, contractors and construction professionals on contentious and non-contentious facets of construction projects.’ The Legal 500

Type of Clients:

Insurers and Reinsurers

Construction professionals (engineers, architects, quantity surveyors)

Developers

Contractors and subcontractors

 Requirements:

Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Qualified Lawyer with the relevant experience.

Desirable:

  • Arabic language skills would be a distinct advantage, but is not essential

Experience

Essential:

  • 6-10* years’ construction litigation experience gained within the GCC. Construction insurance experience would be a distinct advantage.

Desirable:

  • To have had previous client contact and attendance at business development events.
  • Experience of arbitration and negotiation.