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Banking & Finance Lawyer

Legal , Transactional Lawyer
Salary negotiable
Annual return flight to home country, Relocation assistance if necessary
Dubai, UAE
Contract Type:

A very interesting role has arisen to work for a Legal 500 ranked Banking & Finance practice in Dubai, UAE. The firm is listed across many different practice areas and Banking & Finance is one of the leading areas of the firm

Job Description:

Reporting to the Partner and Head of Department, responsibilities will be varied and include a wide variety of banking transactions including project finance, Islamic finance, real estate finance, and financial services regulatory work. My client's preference is to recruit a common law qualified lawyer, with good experience in transactional work, particularly drafting finance and security documents 

The Partner and mentor for this role, is a western national, common law qualified and has been practicing in the Middle East for the last 20 years. Having been with the firm for over a decade he has an established and stable team and is a reputable and well-known figure in the Banking and Finance market. Both himself and his team have extensive experience in advising clients on legal aspects in banking, Islamic finance, project finance, UAE debt capital markets, private-public initiatives, restructuring and privatisation. Clients include developers, sponsors, banks, government institutions and private entities. Notably, this practice has advised in some way, on all of the UAE’s water and power and sewage infrastructure projects since 2000. The practice boasts success on many of UAE’s groundbreaking PPPs, infrastructure funds and conventional and Islamic debt restructurings. In this environment, it is a role where you will be offered long-term mentorship and career development

Education and/or Experience:

  • Western/Common Law Jurisdiction Qualification  
  • Language: Fluent English  
  • 4-7years PQE Practising Banking & Finance Law 
  • Transactional experience, particularly drafting finance and security documents
  • Excellent English drafting skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Remuneration: The client is offering an attractive Tax-Free package, + Annual return flight to home Country. + Medical insurance. (+ Relocation assistance if necessary)

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