Commercial Disputes Associate – 4-6 PQE

Full time in Legal
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    • Job Reference IDINS-1958
    • Career Level Experienced Professional
    • Industry Legal Profession
    • Nationality Default

    A very interesting role has arisen to work for an International Law Firm here in Dubai, UAE. The firm has over 25 offices across Europe, the Middle East and APAC, as well as close ties with firms in other parts of the world

    Job Description:

    I am currently working on behalf of a sizable and well reputed International law firm, whose offices span across Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. At this time they are seeking a junior-mid level disputes lawyer to join their Disputes Resolution practice in Dubai. The firm is well-regarded in the area of commercial law and prides itself on being able to successfully support organisations who are being changed by technology and/or the digital world. Combining exceptional legal expertise with their deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking, they help clients achieve their commercial goals both in contentious and non-contentious matters

    Within their Disputes practice, the successful candidate will work on a broad range of dispute resolution matters for a range of clients across their key industry sectors which include, amongst others: Technology & Communications, Aviation and Financial Services. Their international Dispute Resolution group are skilled, not only in all forms of dispute resolution (litigation, arbitration and ADR), but also in providing risk management and corporate governance advice. In addition, their international team is experienced in running national and more complex multi-jurisdictional international disputes, as well as providing strategic advice on the best forum in which to seek to resolve a dispute

    Candidates will need to demonstrate a passion for commercial litigation and dispute resolution and be a good ‘all-round’ commercial disputes lawyer

    In return, the firm offers excellent prospects for progression and their culture provides their people with world-class support to achieve their ambitions and goals

    Education and/or Experience:

    • Common Law Qualified Lawyer/Admitted to Practice in UK/AUS/USA/NZ
    • Excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2:1 Law degree
    • 4-6 years PQE – Solid Legal Training and Commercial disputes experience gained within a leading city firm


    • Exposure to international clients and regulatory work
    • Arbitration experience (desirable but not essential)
    • Experience of multi-party disputes, insolvency and fraud matters

    Remuneration: The firm is offering an attractive UAE Tax-Free package, plus bonus

    Thank you for your interest. All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role requirements. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks. As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. (JC)

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