Legal Consulting : Corporate Lawyer - UAE / Middle East

Legal Consulting : Corporate Lawyer - UAE / Middle East

  • دبي, United Arab Emirates


Role Requirements

We are seeing demand for lawyers with 5-10 years' top-tier post-qualification experience within Corporate (M&A joint ventures and/ or ECM) and/or Commercial (IP, IT or commercial contracts).

Successful applicants will:
• Have a minimum of five years' PQE at a top tier law firm, ideally with some in house exposure either directly or via secondment
• Have gained experience across mergers and acquisitions, general corporate advisory, commercial advisory and contracts, IT, technology, IP and/or outsourcing, cybersecurity and/or transformation, payments and/or fintec
• Have excellent academic credentials;
• A practising certificate (or equivalent) which entitles them to practice as a lawyer
• A consultant mindset - be resilient, open to experiencing new challenges and environments and be excited to develop their skill set and brand within the consultancy field

Examples of recent opportunities
• Technology lawyer to work on a part time basis for a corporate client advising on commercial contracts, software issues and procurement activities.
• Corporate commercial lawyer supporting a technology business based in Abu Dhabi on a range of corporate and commercial activities including R&D agreements and IP matters.
• Corporate lawyer with strong project management skills to assist a client in Dubai with preparation for an IPO

Is legal consulting for you

Are you a corporate or commercial lawyer based in the UAE and looking to work on challenging matters, whilst having more control over your own career

Peerpoint is Allen & Overy's global platform for self-directed consultant lawyers.

As a legal consultant you can have the opportunity to work:
• In-house with one of our clients - this could mean working with a client either virtually or locally to support a project, regulatory reform or transactional work during periods of absence.
• In the Allen & Overy UAE practice to support a specific client or the practice generally during peak volumes.

More information on how consulting works:

Why Peerpoint

When you join our panel, you'll receive the full support of our dedicated legal consultant management team, but that's not all. Throughout the period of your assignment, you'll also have access to a huge suite of A&O resources, including:
• An A&O partner or senior lawyer contact
• A&O professional support lawyers and knowledge resources
• Bespoke Peerpoint support including: individualised coaching, exclusive events designed to meet your training and networking needs, a specialised consultant development programme on transition management, mindset and business planning and specialised CV/marketing document training
• Further training: Our consultants are invited to attend some of A&O's legal training and also have access to A&O's IT training courses
• Client newsletters and seminars
• Invitations to A&O networks

As a Peerpoint legal consultant, you're never on your own, instead, you're part of a community of like-minded lawyers who have all chosen the self-directed route, who are keen to share their experiences and learn from one another.

Please note that, due to the high volume of applications, it is our policy not to provide detailed personal feedback at the application stage.


Category : Lawyer
Posted : December 8, 2023
Salary : N/A
Experience : 5 Months

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