Job description / Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Mid-Level Corporate Associate, who is looking to join an international law firm. The ideal candidate must have experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate financing and restructuring, private equity markets and joint ventures. You will provide risk analysis and strategic advice to public and private sectors in the Middle East. You will review, draft, and negotiate contracts across all areas and must possess strong transactional experience and management skills. You will do this with excellent customer focus.
The firm has worked with both international and regional clients, government bodies, investment banks, public and private corporations. With an ever-growing practice in Abu Dhabi, the team requires an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and motivating lawyer who can mentor their juniors and join their friendly team. Preferably one who is already in the UAE or looking to move from the Australia, NZ or the UK.
Required experience and skills:
• At least 2 - 5 PQE
• Strong academic qualifications, UK or other common law jurisdiction
• Experienced in leading Public & Private M&A, ECM transactions across the Middle East
• Background in either a large international law firm or a national firm.
• Motivated for Team Player
• Fluent in English
About the Company
Bespoke Professionals was established in the Kingdom of Bahrain in early 2012. We are a specialist legal executive search firm who have placed lawyers and support staff in the leading law firms and multinational companies in the GCC and wider Middle East region.
We work with and place lawyers who specialize in the following sectors: Corporate, Commercial, Banking & Finance, Real Estate, Property, Litigation, Arbitration, TMT, IP, Shipping, Aviation, Construction, Construction Litigation, Energy, Healthcare and Regulation. We also have a dedicated legal support desk, who help recruit support professionals into private practice. Examples include: Receptionists, PA's, Executive Secretaries, Accountants, Financial Controllers, IT, Office Managers, HR, Operations Managers and Chief Operating Officers.