Charterhouse have been exclusively instructed by a Global 100 Law Firm to recruit a Project Finance Associate to be a part of their award-winning team within the Energy and Infrastructure sectors, as they continue to grow their leading Dubai practice.
About the role
The role will see a wide range of work focused on the energy and infrastructure sectors, including: project finance, PPP, front-end construction and sector-focused acquisitions and joint ventures across the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
You will work on high profile projects with high value clientele on a global scale; from international and local banks, governments, infrastructure asset owners, developers and contractors. This position is a transactional role which includes a large amount of client contact. In addition, you will be responsible for developing on-going relationships with existing clients, and pitching for new opportunities. Furthermore, this role will see you supervising Associates and junior Lawyers, while developing close working relationships with the wider international team.
To be considered for this role, you must have a minimum of 5 years of post-qualified experience gained within an established energy and/or infrastructure practice. Qualifications gained within a common-law jurisdiction is preferred but not essential. Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written is essential, however candidates who are also fluent in Arabic are encouraged to apply.
In addition, you must have excellent technical legal skills with sound commercial judgment, and be able to manage and supervise junior Associates. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, taking responsibility for developing and maintaining relationships with new and existing clients as well as the larger international practice.