Construction Associate Dubai

Dubai – £90,000 - £110,000

Construction Associate

A Construction Associate is required for a rewarding opportunity with a global law firm. The role will be based in Dubai and offers an excellent salary and benefits package.

My client's Dubai office has a broad practice; Finance, Corporate, Construction and Disputes advising clients in the Finance, Infrastructure, Energy, Construction and Trade sectors.

You will be joining the wider Engineering and Construction team, a team who are firmly recognized by both the Legal 500 and Chambers directories. Their expertise lies in building, engineering, utilities, transportation, infrastructure and real estate development projects and associated dispute resolution. The team as a whole advise across the full spectrum of Engineering and Construction law; procurement planning, contract negotiation and drafting, advice during construction, and complex claims settlements/disputes (domestic and cross-border). The team are also experienced in advising on employment agreements; construction insurance policies; performance bonds and parent company guarantees; and regulatory matters. Their geographical scope goes beyond Dubai to the entire GCC region acting for developers, government agencies, contractors, oil and gas multinationals, consulting firms and project lenders.

To be considered for this role you will be between 1-2 years PQE with considerable Contentious Construction experience. It is also hoped that you will be Common Law admitted. We are also happy to share with you that on this rare occasion current experience of working in the Middle East is not mandatory for this role.

This is a fantastic Dubai based Construction role offering an excellent salary and benefits package.

This is a great junior hire for my client's Dubai Engineering and Construction practice; 1-2 years PQE is what we are after and this experience must be Contentious Construction. Common Law qualified Associates are encouraged to apply with no prior experience of working in the Middle East needed.

Please contact Jon-Paul Hanrahan, Head of International, to discuss this role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Jon-Paul Hanrahan

Head of International
+44 203 846 3071

Jon-Paul has been with Douglas Scott since its inception and has played a major role in the company's strategic direction, building the brand, and developing relationships with law firms across the world. With over 20 years’ experience working as a legal recruiter partnering with major international law firms and In-house departments at FTSE250 and Fortune500 companies, Jon-Paul now leads the global search & selection arm, managing a team of both delivery consultants and a researchers.

In recent years, Jon-Paul has advised on several senior lateral hires and team moves and has developed a deep understanding of the global flow of leading lawyers predominately across Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.

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Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Construction Law
  • Type: International
  • Salary: £90,000 - £110,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Dubai
  • Reference: JP367562

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