We are recruiting for an experienced corporate/commercial lawyer to
play an important role in our growing team, working closely with
Partners and a busy team of associates and paralegals. This is an
exciting opportunity with scope for personal and professional
development, which is suited to an ambitious and motivated candidate.
Our team is consistently ranked as one of the pre-eminent teams in the
region for this type of work.
Hard working committed and a positive attitude. A team player
who is eager to take the opportunities presented to them, with an
appetite for personal growth and career development.
Advising a wide range of clients (often household name
multinational corporations) on:
corporate reorganisations and structuring,
complex regulatory licensing issues across the region, and
Day to day management of corporate reorganisation/structuring projects.
Working closely with, supervising, and mentoring more junior
associates and paralegals.
Supporting partners in developing the firm's FDI and Corporate
Structuring practice, in the UAE and wider region.
Overseeing the delivery of a high volume of corporate/commercial
matters on a day-to-day basis.
Drafting letters of advice and reports on corporate structuring,
establishment options, restructuring/reorganisations and a wide
range of other matters.
Assisting in marketing the capabilities of the team and firm.
Strong academic background and training from an international top
tier law firm
A minimum of a 5 years' experience working within a recognised
corporate/commercial team with a strong reputation in Middle East
Ability to work in a team and autonomously on a wide range of matters
Supervisory experience working with paralegals and more junior associates
Pro-active, analytical, and commercial approach
Driven, enthusiastic and flexible team player
Strong track record of drafting letters of advice, reports,
opinions, agreements, and other legal documents
Arabic language skills preferable
Description of the work group
The Corporate Group has established a reputation as one of the
leading corporate practices within the Middle East region.
The FDI and Corporate Structuring group forms part of the Corporate Group.
The successful applicant will be part of a team that encourages
client contact and exposure and will be exposed to a dynamic
regulatory framework that is undergoing rapid change. Our team plays a
significant part in a number of ongoing developments in the regulatory
and corporate framework across the region and is the only recognised
specialist team in the region in this area of law.
Clyde & Co
Clyde & Co is a dynamic,
rapidly expanding global law firm focused on providing a complete
legal service to clients in our core sectors. With over 60 offices
and associated offices in over 120 countries and over 5,000 staff,
we have genuine in-depth knowledge of our core regional and global
sectors. Clyde & Co is one of the longest-standing international
law firms operating in the Middle East and Africa. As a global law
firm, we are able to provide a complete service to clients in our
core sectors of insurance, transport, energy, infrastructure and
trade & commodities.
As our clients have evolved, so have our core values, which are work
as one, excel with clients, celebrate difference and act boldly. We
believe that these values reflect our firm, our strategy and our
commitment to delivering commercially-minded legal advice,
client-focused services, and innovative technological solutions to
support our clients.
Our Middle East and Africa footprint
Located in commercial hubs across
the Middle East and Africa, our 8 offices allow us to support
international investors and local organisations with a full-service
offering of local specialists across most business sectors and areas
Our services:Commercial, Commercial Disputes,
Corporate, Cyber Risk, Data Protection & Cybersecurity,
Employment & Immigration, Finance, Global Recoveries, Insolvency
& Reorganisation, Intellectual Property, International
Arbitration, Projects & Construction, Real Estate, Regulatory
& Investigations, Technology
Our sectors:Aviation, Education, Energy &
Natural Resources, Government & Public Bodies, Healthcare,
Hospitality, Infrastructure, Insurance & Reinsurance, Marine,
Retail & Consumer, Technology, Communications, Media &
Entertainment, Trade & Commodities