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Commercial Litigation Partner

Search Consultancy


Ref: OP177-281

Job description / Role

Partner - Commercial Litigation
Dubai - UK International Law Firm - Ideally Bilingual
Must confident in winning clients and building a team

Search, through professional recommendations and referrals have been assigned a senior level position in the Middle East's commercial hub, Dubai. The role in question is a Partnership level post for our client's growing dispute team in the region.

They have an outstanding international presence and are tiered 1 in most disciplines of law. Their office in Dubai is very established in the dispute community and they intend to hire an individual who would be of the correct calibre and standing to meet the requirements of the title Partner within the office.

Candidates who are deemed suitable will have a common law background and have been educated & admitted in either the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand.

Dispute lawyers will already be in a position of seniority and comfortable with managing their own case load and that of their juniors. In addition candidates will be expected to have some level of business that would follow them, or a confident network (ideally at a minimum of £800,000)


In addition candidates will be expected to have some level of business that would follow them, or a confident network (ideally at a minimum of £800,000)

Ideally Dispute Partner will be able to build a team immediately around them from their current network.

The firm has a focus on high level disputes including:
- White collar banking & finance litigation
- Securities
- General Commercial Litigation

Candidate will need to be at least 10PQE and ideally fluent in Arabic but this is not a full requirement.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

About the Company

At Search, our extensive knowledge and experience of recruiting in the Construction, Civil Engineering, Energy and the Oil and Gas industries mean that no-one is better placed to find your ideal role. Our consultants have strong links internationally and can help you find a role in various locations throughout the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Whether you're looking for a Construction Manager or an Technical Director, Search can help.

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AED 16,000

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