Funds Lawyer - Dubai - 1+ PQE

Recruiter
Location
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
Salary
£100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted
06 Oct 2016
Closes
24 Oct 2016
Ref
2862563
Contact
Tessa Rattle
Job Title
Lawyer
Practice Area
Funds
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Funds Lawyer Job in Dubai - Magic Circle Law firm. 1+ PQE - Highly competitive salary

Your new company

This role is within a Magic Circle law firm in their Dubai office. The office is currently involved in major transactions throughout the Middle East, Africa and Asia including Bahrain, Singapore, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Iran, the UAE and Yemen. The office is relatively small (around 120 people in total) and the Dubai Corporate team is currently made up of 5 associates, 5 senior associates, 1 counsel, 1 PSL and 2 partners. As a result, the level of responsibility for associates is high and the work is varied.

Your new role

You will have the opportunity to join a dynamic team working across a number of regional markets that link Europe, Asia and Africa. You'll gain experience in all major corporate offerings across a range of industries/sectors. The group's range of work is very diverse from fund establishment as well as investments into funds. The main focus of the role will be on fund formation, which will consist of structuring, preparing fund documentation, negotiating fund deals and co-ordinating fund closings. You will regularly draft, review and negotiate key investment management documentation such as PPMs, LP Agreements and fund articles, as well as investment management, investment advisory, custody, administration, investor side letters and all other contractual documentation relating to funds.

What you'll need to succeed

In order to be considered for this role, you will be ambitious and enthusiastic, with extensive experience across a broad range of private investment funds (e.g. private equity, real estate and infrastructure) as well as general corporate. You must have at least 1 year PQE in a top tier Magic Circle, Silver Circle or top International law firm. Excellent academics are required.

What you'll get in return

You will have the opportunity to join a dynamic team working across a number of regional markets that link Europe, Asia and Africa. You can expect to gain experience in the firm's major corporate offerings across a range of industries/sectors. This firm offers a highly competitive salary, as well as excellent career progression and exposure to high quality of work.


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