UK-Qualified Corporate Associate (2-6 Yrs. PQE) Magic Circle

United Arab Emirates, Dubai
£65000 - £115000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
11 Jan 2017
20 Jan 2017
Alex Forsberg
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

My client advised clients on transactions in the Middle East for over 30 years and this firm has extensive experience of advising a range of government organisations and privately-owned businesses, acting on transactions throughout the region, including in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt. Their global approach, commitment to excellence and depth of experience mean that they've cemented themselves as a leading law firm, responsible for providing complex and innovative advice to clients operating in, moving into, and looking to expand in the region. The Corporate team has had huge successes up to this point and are now looking to invest in a new, motivated Associate with anywhere between 2-6 Yrs. PQE to join a fantastic office and team.

As a Corporate Associate, you will already be well established in your legal career and be operating effectively within an established position in an international firm. Please note that we are ONLY looking to speak with UK-Qualified Associates.

It will a requirement that you gained at least 2 Yrs. PQE as well as experience in; drafting general Corporate contracts and Mergers & Acquisitions matters. Our clients' lawyers work on the full spectrum of corporate transactions and it is expected that you will have some understand and even better; working experience/ business acumen in the MENA legal market. As an experienced Corporate Associate, you will have a very broad knowledge of all corporate matters and can delegate in the team.

Candidate requirements:
- MUST be UK Qualified
- MIUST be currently working at an international law firm.
- Degree educated
- Able to manage caseloads and possess strong commercial acumen.

This is a fantastic Dubai-based Corporate Associate opportunity offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits package with unparalleled opportunities for career development within a globally recognised law firm. I cannot stress enough, the fantastic opportunities for career development, that are available for the chosen candidate.

If you feel this role is of interest, suitable to you and wish to find out more/apply, please send me your CV today!

Please contact Alex Forsberg, one of our International legal recruitment specialists, to discuss this role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration. Your details will though be kept on file and we will contact you should a similar vacancy arise in the near future.

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are experts in International legal recruitment and have an extensive network (and sound understanding) of the International legal jobs market. We have developed key relationships with both Private Practice and In House clients and have become an integral part of our client's recruitment strategies based on our credibility and depth of service. Having helped a record number of legal professionals find permanent and locum work with the world’s leading global law firms and businesses, we can confidently say that we are experts in our field.

We are now actively hiring for key clients in the Middle East and Asia Pacific legal markets. Please contact Alex directly to discuss your next career move in confidence.