Corporate Associate

Abu Dhabi – £65,000 - £75,000

We are working closely alongside a leading, international law firm in the heart of Abu Dhabi who are seeking an NQ Corporate Associate to work within their established Corporate/Commercial team. Competitive salary and excellent benefits package available.

The practice acts for corporates and investors on the full range of M&A activity across all industry sectors - acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, minority investments, restructurings, private equity and investment work for high net worth individuals.

As a Corporate Associate, you will play a key role in all corporate and commercial matters worked on by the existing, dynamic Abu Dhabi team. You will have extensive client contact and will be expected to play an integral role in the team's business development activities in the wider Middle East. You will also link closely with Corporate Partners and Associates in London.

The chosen Corporate Associate will have trained in the UK/GCC & ideally gained relevant experience (0 - 2 PQE (UK) within a respected corporate/commercial practice.

Acting on private (or public) M&A, private equity, joint ventures or restructuring matters;
General corporate/commercial/employment law matters; and
Cross-border / sector specific experience.

This is a fantastic Junior-Level Corporate & Commercial Lawyer opportunity with an excellent salary and benefits package.

This is your chance to join one of the region's finest - with fists full of Awards they are renowned for their truly supportive environment. Send me your CV today to find out more/ apply!

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.

"I found JP and the service to be extremely efficient. JP is very knowledgeable, and he made me feel like he wanted the best for me out of the whole process. I felt I could trust him. He gave me a very complete service and responded to all questions excellently. All in all, a brilliant service from Douglas Scott."

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Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Corporate Law
  • Type: International
  • Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Reference: JP52046

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