CLIENT: We are instructed to work with an international oil and gas company, searching for their first lawyer on the ground in Dubai. They have a strong regional client base (as well as globally) and require someone who can represent and address their legal issues across the region and beyond.

ROLE: Sitting in their Dubai office, you'll handle a wide range of jurisdictions, as well a high quality commercial work with a major focus onto oil and gas services contracts.


There are some key criteria for the role:

  • 4+ PQE, ideally common law qualified with either strong international law firm experience, or even better, multinational in-house O&G.
  • Perfect candidates will be able to communicate at business level English, French and Arabic.
  • Commercially driven approach to work and very firm contract management acumen.
  • Strong compliance and ethics mentality.
  • Robust approach to contract management and with a style that can accommodate internal client pressures and needs.

If you think you can fulfil this criteria, please do get in touch with us to discuss.

REF: MA/192570

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