Charterhouse is working with a UK headquartered law firm that is looking to hire a mid-level Banking & Islamic Finance Solicitor with c.3-6 PQE+ to join its team in Dubai. The position will be to work on a broad range of UAE domestic and cross-border banking and finance matters, covering project, real estate, leverage, Islamic finance etc.
About the role
The role will involve working closely with the lead Partner in Dubai, working on high profile matters as part of the larger regional team. This position is particularly interesting, as beyond looking for a technically strong lawyer, as part of a small team there is a need for an Associate who wants to be involved with clients and business development. The young Lead Partner is looking for a right-hand person who will be able to continue with the successful development of the banking practice, with a view to this hire gaining speedy promotion through to partnership within the medium term.
The successful candidate should have a mix of good calibre banking and finance experience gained at legal directories rated law firm, either in the UAE, GCC or looking to relocate, having trained and gained experience in a major law firm in London, Sydney etc. Excellent tax free remuneration on offer to attract an individual with the right level of ambition and interest in making Partner at the firm in the future.