Banking & Finance transactional Lawyer - Dubai
Dubai In today’s ever-changing and interconnected world, organizations working across borders require access to constant, effective, and accurate legal advice to ensure both ethical and business compliance throughout their operations. Our globally recognized client does exactly that and more with over 2000 lawyers covering more than 83 jurisdictions, allowing them to deliver exceptional legal advice to their clients and resolve complex business challenges for a better working world. The Opportunity they have is an exciting opportunity to join their Law practice based in Dubai , United Arab Emirates as a Banking & Finance Transactions Lawyer at the Manager level. You can expect to be involved in a multitude of complex transactions related to the banking and finance sector across multiple countries within the Middle East, helping their clients deal with the evolution of their business and providing them with valuable advice on how to run and sustain their activities with respect to laws, regulations, and market conditions both locally and abroad. You will also have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning to support your growth as a law professional and extend that same development to others within your team. You will spend your time managing the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding legal projects within the banking and finance sectors. This will require you to have a working knowledge of the industry both locally and globally and be able to explain and sustain an average business conversation on how the industry operates, its current trends, and legal or regulatory hot topics. In doing so, you will also build and maintain new and existing client relationships both internally and externally. Finally, you will also help people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring of other members of your team while simultaneously adhering to the protocols and policies for client engagements and interactions. They are looking for someone who will create a distinctive and differentiated law brand. This role is best suited for law professionals who have worked in established law firms, and who wish to develop their career with this greenfield opportunity by being part of a growing team looking to create a new and successful legal practice. To qualify for the role you must have at least 5 years of post-qualification experience as a qualified lawyer from a reputable legalpractice environment in the UAE. • Strong technical knowledge and skills with regards to laws and regulations within the banking & finance industry in the UAE and the MENA region, in addition to common global jurisdictions such as the UK, EU, and US. • Good working knowledge of the banking & finance industry, its business trends, industry jargon, and how its entities function and operate (e.g commercial banks, investment banks,investment funds, etc). • Good knowledge of, and can make quick references to, corporate and insolvency law in a banking & finance environment. • Solid awareness of the documentary structure of ordinary transactions and familiarity with the structure of typical legal deliverables (e.g., executive summary, legal issues memorandum,legal opinion). • Strong client relationship-building capabilities combined with strategic and commercial awareness. • Excellent understanding of local laws and regulations within the banking & finance industry and the ability to navigate them. • Excellent communication,presentation, collaboration, self-management, negotiation, and project management skills. • The ability to create, sustain,and lead effective work teams. Ideally, you alsohave: • The ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically . • An enthusiastic, flexible and positive approach to work and challenges. • The ability to get up to speed quickly. • Keenness to continue developing your legal skills and engaging in new areas of work. • Experience in coaching and developing more junior staff. There is a a competitive remuneration package where you will be rewarded for your individual and team performance .also offer you world-class support, coaching, and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry along with numerous opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career. Fantastic opportunity on offer for top tier banking and finance transactional lawyer in Dubai.