Associate – Corporate 4-6 PQE



Great opportunity for an experience Associate to join a leading international law firm and join the Corporate business unit in their Dubai office. The candidate placed in this role is expected to support the Corporate/Commercial team in cross-border transaction management, commercial projects and regulatory compliance spanning a range of industry sectors which includes drafting of contracts, negotiation of sale and purchase agreements and ancillary transaction documentation; advising on joint venture and high value commercial agreements; supervising due diligence exercises.

Skills and Attributes

To meet the competencies of this role, candidates will require at least 4 to 6 years of post-qualification experience gained in a leading firm for the Associate position.


Must be common law qualified (US/ UK/ AUS/ NZ/ CAN)

In addition,  Associates need to demonstrate:

  • Flexibility in supporting cases across a broad range of matters

  • Ability to manage own case load, aspects of complex matters and clients, with proven negotiation skills

  • Possess initiative and resourcefulness

  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to summarise complex issues succinctly, both verbally and in writing.’

  • Willingness and ability to support business development activity, creating and maintaining strong client relationships and identifying new business opportunities

  • Ability to contribute to the general upkeep of the group (whether that be training, precedents, or know-how generally)

  • Willingness to undertake additional duties from time to time to ensure the smooth running of the department.


Please reach out to Elise Narnor to arrange for a confidential conversation about this role.