Projects (Energy & Infra) Lawyer - 5+ PQE - Dubai

Ref: 337 Date Posted: Monday 06 Mar 2023
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Salary from £120,000 - £150,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits (Tax Free)
This major UK and international law firm has an excellent new opportunity for an ambitious mid- to senior-level associate to join their busy and thriving Energy & Infrastructure practice in Dubai. Their highly rated team advises , developers and public institutions on innovative, complex projects, which are frequently in the headlines. The Dubai team essentially works on large-scale energy and infrastructure projects across Africa and the ME region; main clients are governments and developers (as well as funds, financial institutions, and energy & utility companies); with the team focusing on project structuring, financing, development and implementation, whilst also advising regional governments on project procurement. The group work closely with external advisors (financial and technical) and often with colleagues in both Construction and Finance (also based in Dubai) to better support projects through the entire life cycle. Due to ambitious growth plans, they are seeking an ambitious and experienced individual to join and help service their growing roster of major energy, utilities and natural resources clients. To succeed in this role, you'll need to have excellent technical legal skills, gained within complex multi-jurisdictional environments, with experience in managing/supporting multifaceted projects that often have a transformative effect on countries and people (i.e. renewable energy, water, and other infrastructure). Applicants should also ideally be UK or Commonwealth qualified lawyers, with experience gained in a major law firm with an established energy and/or infrastructure reputation; MENA region experience and fluency in Arabic or French would also be beneficial although are not essential. This stand-out role offers top-level international work, an attractive tax free package and excellent future prospects. Don't miss this superb Dubai opportunity - for more details, please apply now!