Charterhouse is working with an elite US law firm that is looking for a Banking and Finance Solicitor with c.2 - 4 pqe + to play a key role in its small high-end focused offering in Dubai.
About the role
The role will involve covering the full mix of banking work, covering the conventional and Islamic finance aspects of the full range of finance legal work, focusing on leverage and acquisition finance and corporate lending, along with project finance, restructuring, structured finance etc. Owing to the market change more restructuring related work. The position will be to work closely with the lead partner and clients in relation to playing an significant role in relation to transactions in the Dubai and broader international offices. The firm works with the leading financial institutions, private equity funds, SWF’s, governments, sponsors, lenders, corporates in the region, so an excellent opportunity to join a market leader with excellent long-term career prospects and path through to partnership.
The successful candidate will be a Common Law qualified Banking Lawyer, based either in the UAE with a Magic / Silver Circle / top tier legal directories rated firm experience, or interested in relocating from London or Sydney. Experience of Islamic and all aspects of finance is not required, although candidates interested in building broad experience, and being actively involved with clients and business development.
The firm remunerates on the US pay scales, therefore market leading tax free remuneration is on offer to attract a high calibre individual, relocation and excellent career development prospects are on offer to attract an ambitious individual.