PROJECT / PROJECT FINANCE LAWYER - US LAW FIRM - 2-4 PQE - ABU DHABI

Recruiter
SSQ
Location
Abu Dhabi (City)
Salary
US - Tax Free
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
17 Apr 2019
Ref
18037
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level

This elite US law firm's project finance group is recognised as one of the leading global practices.

The group has significant expertise on advising project developers and financial institutions on all aspects of the structuring, negotiation, development and financing of major international projects.

You will work in a collegiate environment, for a range of partners, and can expect a good variety of work in addition to regular and direct contact with clients, with a culture based on associates being given the level of responsibility they are ready for, rather than a PQE based method of work allocation.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Advising clients on a wide range of matters, more specifically working on commercial arrangements in the oil and gas industry;
  • Developing relationships with clients including gaining a good knowledge of the client’s businesses, economic drivers, market and sector requirements in order to ensure advice is relevant and commercial;
  • Engaging in business development activities and being active in the promotion of the firm and seeking opportunities for new work;
  • Working as part of a team, taking an active part in sharing knowledge and experience.

Skills & Experience: 

  • A qualified lawyer with excellent academic credentials, working in the projects department of a leading City or US firm;
  • Commerciality and demonstrable business development experience;
  • Excellent written communication and drafting skills;
  • A proactive and inquisitive mindset;
  • Assertiveness and gravitas with both clients and internal stakeholders; building strong relationships accordingly
  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to adapt style as required;
  • Ability to work well in both a team and individually;
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  • If you seek complex and challenging work in an affable work environment please contact Jonathan Warmington at SSQ on 00971 (0) 4 401 9147 or by email at jonathan.warmington@ssq.com  
  • Ref: 18037

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