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Projects Lawyer - Infrastructure and Power

Michael Page

UAE

Ref: HP350-4927

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Projects role focusing in particular on large scale construction, infrastructure and power projects. This hire will need to be familiar with these sectors and will work on a range of EPC developments, Private Equity, projects and some project finance work.

Client Details

My client is an investment company with financial backing from a prominent family group, who invest money into large scare infrastructure, marine and power projects. This includes a variety of ports, marine transportation, infrastructure contracting, travel & tourism, etc.

They have been operating for a few years now so although not technically a start-up any more, they retain the feel of an entrepreneurial environment.

Description

* It is a Projects role so will involve EPC development, PPP, Project Finance, etc.
* You will be responsible for the development of the group's energy and infrastructure platform.

This hire will be the most senior member of the legal team and the plan is to progress this person to General Counsel.

Job Offer

This is an exciting and rare opportunity for a Projects lawyer to work inhouse in a lean legal team. This hire will enjoy a clear path to General Counsel within the short/medium term. The quality of work is exceptional and is cross-border in nature. This business is very multinational in its mindset and the employee base is incredibly diverse in terms of nationalities.

Requirements

To be considered you MUST have the following:

* Training from a leading international law firm, ideally Magic Circle or US
* Background and expertise in a wide range of Projects work
* Experience of having worked on deals from the bidding stage to closing

The following would be a plus:

* Experience with marine/ power projects
* In-house experience from a private company in a relevant sector
* Arabic language skills

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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