Our client, an international law firm, is seeking to hire a Senior Associate for their Dubai office. The candidate will be responsible for handling litigation and

transactional work, a caseload of commercial litigation matters and assist with the business development of the UAE disputes practice. Most of the projects are on a large scale and have a high profile within the local and international market


Key responsibilities


Excellent knowledge of dispute resolution, commercial litigation and international arbitration

Effectively applies legal principles to a range of complex problems

Drafts structurally consistent and clear legal documents

Drafts articles and publications

Organised and structured approach to tasks to ensure matters are progressed

People and Team

Effectively manages paralegal and secretarial resource

Finance and Practice Management

Proactively manages matters to drive them forward

Personal Effectiveness

Ability to manage own case load

Track record of leading on transactions

Track record of business development

Excellent client facing and meeting skills

Use of influence and persuasion positively

Effective decision making and sound problem solving skills


The candidate we are looking for will have:

The ideal applicant will have gained:

5+ years post qualification experience within a reputable commercial litigation and international

arbitration practice

a 2.1 or higher at university degree level

excellent communication skills, possess a willingness to fully participate in business development and

have an overall 'can do' attitude.

Knowledge of DIFC or ADGM procedures is advantageous

Property disputes

Hospitality and TMT disputes


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