Senior Associate – Banking & Finance

UAE

elise@menasaandpartners.com

Great opportunity for a common-law qualifies Banking & Finance Lawyer to join a leading international firm in one of their UAE offices. Candidates applying should be PQE 2-4 with solid experience in Islamic Finance, Debt Capital Markets and International Transaction.

Responsibilities:
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating standard bond documentation
  • Drafting prospectuses for issuers across a range of industry sectors and jurisdictions (and, preferably, have good experience of transactions in emerging markets)
  • Taking a lead role in managing transactions
  • Managing the listing process for bond issues
Requirements:
  • A strong academic background
  • Proactive attitude
  • Common Law qualified
  • PQE 2-6
  • DCM experience and legal expertise gained within a top-tier leading city firm including:
    • Acting for underwriters on international DCM transactions and with a strong understanding of their key concerns
    • Drafting and negotiating standard DCM transaction documents
    • Acting for issuers and with strong disclosure drafting skills across a range of industry sectors and markets (including, in particular, emerging market issuers)
    • Detailed knowledge of listing rules, disclosure requirements and disclosure liability
    • Experience of both Regulation S and Rule 144A transactions
    • Experience of a range of different transaction structures (including stand-alone bonds, medium term note programmes, liability management transactions