Projects (Energy & Infrastructure) Lawyer - 3-6 PQE - Dubai

Ref: 382 Date Posted: Wednesday 29 Nov 2023

Salary from £140,000 - £170,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits (Tax Free)
This major UK and international law firm has an excellent opportunity for an ambitious mid- to senior-level associate to join their busy and thriving Projects practice in Dubai. Their highly rated team advises an impressive list of major corporations and global financial institutions operating in the energy and infrastructure sectors across the ME region on innovative and complex large-scale projects which are frequently in the headlines. The team focus essentially on project structuring, financing, development and implementation, whilst also advising on aspects of sector M&A deals and major project procurement. The group work closely with external advisors (financial and technical) and with colleagues from other disciplines (based in Dubai and internationally) to better support projects through their entire life cycle. To succeed in this role, you'll need to have excellent technical legal skills, ideally gained within multi-jurisdictional environments, with experience in managing/supporting multifaceted projects that often have a transformative effect on countries and people (i.e. energy/power (oil & gas + renewable), water, transport, social infrastructure, real estate). Experience is particularly sought in advising on complex high-end project documents (power purchase agreements, land lease agreements, shareholders' agreements, fuel supply agreements), as well as bespoke EPC contracts, FIDIC (Red, Yellow and Silver Book) forms, and O&M agreements. 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 while beneficial 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!