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*Dubai - International Arbitration Junior Associate - 1-3 Years' PQE*

Newbold Search
Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
Highly competitive plus bonus and full benefits package (fully tax free)
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

Job Details


A rare vacancy for a junior lawyer with commercial litigation and/or international arbitration experience has arisen with a well known US law firm in the UAE!

The role will be involve playing a key role in working with partners and the broader team to conduct complex and often multi-jurisdictional dispute resolution matters in the UAE and across the wider MENA region.  Workload will involve international disputes and high-value arbitrations under various major arbitral institutions, including the DIFC, and the LCIA, as well as sanctions and enforcement work.

The ideal profile of candidate is as follows:

  • Qualified as a lawyer in the UK, Australia, New Zealand or Canada;
  • Currently based in the Middle East (or a major city such as London);
  • From 1-4 years’ PQE from a major law firm with experience global litigation and/or international arbitration matters;
  • A team playing, positive and ‘can do’ attitude.

Apply today to take your career forward as a junior litigator with a well regarded US law firm with a strong commitment to its Middle Eastern network!  A highly competitive salary with no income tax will be provided.

Newbold Search

Newbold Search is a leading legal recruitment boutique that specialises in placing common law trained lawyers overseas into private practice and in-house. With longstanding global client relationships, Newbold Search operates in a wide range of legal markets including:

The Middle East

The UK

Western Europe

Jersey and Guernsey

The British Virgin Islands (BVI)

The Cayman Islands







Jamie Newbold is a well-known and highly respected name in the global legal recruitment industry. Prior to launching Newbold Search, he was a Partner at Taylor Root. Over his twenty year career in legal recruitment, Jamie forged a reputation recruiting lawyers into the offshore jurisdictions, the Middle East and Asia as well as placing partners in London.  Jamie was responsible for opening Taylor Root’s Dubai office in 2007 and also their Singapore office in 2010. He has a wealth of experience of placing lawyers around the world that is unmatched.  Many of his placements are now leaders of their respective firms.

Jamie was previously a commercial litigation solicitor at Norton Rose and Theodore (Addleshaw) Goddard.

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