Clyde & Co is a global law firm, with the largest presence of any
international law firm in the Middle East.
Our Middle East Projects & Construction group has seven partners
across the firm's offices in the UAE, Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
It is the largest construction group in the region and is ranked as
Tier 1 in the UAE by both Legal500 and Chambers & Partners, with
two of our partners sitting in the acclaimed Legal500 'Hall of Fame,'
and others highly ranked, including as 'leading individuals'.
We have excellent local knowledge across the Gulf jurisdictions and
advise on the full life cycle of projects, covering both contentious
and non-contentious and from concept to completion. A client recently
told Legal500 that our "passion to develop relationships and
familiarise themselves with our working practices gives us utmost
confidence that the legal advice being given is always aligned with
our business objectives."
About the role
We are seeking construction disputes lawyers, from Associate to
Senior Associate, to be based in Dubai or Doha.
You will work for a range of different clients including contractors
and other market participants on some of the region's most high
profile, valuable, and complex litigation, and arbitrations.
The nature and size of the team will mean that you will be heavily
involved in all aspects of matters. Within a supportive environment,
this allows you the autonomy and development opportunity to drive and
make a significant contribution to the matter outcome.
Further, you will be encouraged to foster and generate client
relationships and will have the opportunity to engage in business
Skills and experience
You will enjoy working as part of a dynamic and collaborative team
and be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
Solid construction disputes experience gained at a reputable law firm.
A proven track record in taking a lead role in complex and high
Arbitration experience is preferred but is not essential.
A working knowledge of the:
legal and contractual issues that commonly arise on construction
dispute resolution processes and the preparation of cases before
relevant decision-making bodies.
A strong academic background.
The willingness to assume responsibility and take a pro-active and
commercial approach to issues.
The ability to work in a team and autonomously.
Drive, enthusiasm, and flexibility.
About the Firm
Clyde & Co is a leading global law firm, specialising in the
sectors that underpin global trade and commercial activity, namely:
insurance, transport, construction, energy, trade and commodities. It
is globally integrated, offering a comprehensive range of contentious
and non-contentious legal services and commercially-minded legal
advice to businesses operating across the world. Clyde & Co is
committed to operating in a responsible way.
This means progressing towards a diverse and inclusive workforce that
reflects the diversity of its communities and clients, using its legal
skills to support its communities through pro bono work, volunteering
and charitable partnerships, and minimising the impact it has on the environment.
The firm has 480 partners, 2400 lawyers, 3200 legal professionals and
5000 people overall in over 60 offices and associated offices worldwide.
Clyde & Co, MEA
With over 30 years' experience in the region and, we pride ourselves
on being able to help clients recognise and overcome the challenges of
doing business in the Middle East and Africa.
In the Middle East, our 50 partners and 178 legal professionals work
from five offices located across the region. Our Dubai office acts as
a central hub for our Middle East and Africa regional operations that
include, in the Middle East, offices in Abu Dhabi in the UAE, Doha in
Qatar and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. Our large regional presence enables
us to support our clients across the full spectrum of their corporate
and commercial needs throughout the AGCC (Cooperation Council for the
Arab States of the Gulf) and wider Levant.