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Senior Associate - Construction

Inspire Selection

Muscat, Oman

Ref: NP314-857

Job description / Role

Senior Associate - Construction, Muscat (Oman)

Our client is a leading international law firm, whose office in Dubai is currently seeking to expand their Energy, Transport and Infrastructure Team. At this time they are looking to invest in the highest-quality talent, recognising that their success is built on the diverse and unique strengths of each of the members of their Firm.

As one of the world's largest law firms, they are known for delivering quality and value to their clients around the globe. Their energy practice is also regarded as one of the world's leading energy practices according to industry rankings, consistently ranked tier 1 in many. The Infrastructure practice is also one of the largest and most experienced of any international law firm, regularly acting for project companies, developers, banks, investors, multilateral agencies, contractors, governments and other public sector bodies. Active in all infrastructure sectors across the globe, and regularly acting on rail, airports, health, education, roads, bridges and tunnels, prisons, public buildings, housing, water, wastewater, waste, defence and information technology projects.

Overview of responsibilities (Not limited to)

Transactional Construction (drafting, negotiating and finalising contracts)

Building and civil engineering contracts

M&E and plant contracts (oil and gas, petrochems, power, water, etc., sectors)

Subcontracts and supply contracts related to the above

Project development agreements (power, water, petrochems, etc.)

EPC contracts

O&M contracts

FM contracts

"PPP" - type contracts in the transport, health and other public facilities sectors

Construction consultancy contracts

Tender and procurement processes for all the above.

Contentious construction (claims, advisory, dispute resolution)

Construction contractors' claims (prosecuting or defending)

ADR, including DABs, expert determinations, mediations, etc.

Construction arbitration

Construction litigation

General project advisory work


"At least" 5 years PQE

Qualification as solicitor or barrister in the UK or other common law jurisdiction (AUS, NZ, SA, USA)

Career to date must be focussed on projects and/or construction (transactional and/or contentious);

Background in either a large international or national firm, or a smaller specialist construction firm

About the Company

Inspire Selection is headquartered in Dubai and recruits across the Middle East region. We employ highly knowledgeable, professional consultants who are experts in connecting the right people with the right opportunities. Our reputation has been built upon our honesty, integrity and our ability to source candidates of the highest calibre right across our specialist sectors. As a result, we are recruitment partners to a wide spectrum of organisations - from leading blue chip companies to smaller, local businesses. Sectors we cover include HR, Administration, Finance & Accounting, Insurance, Legal, Sales & Marketing, IT, Oil/Gas/Energy, Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing, Logistics & Supply Chain.

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