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Corporate Lawyer (UAE)

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location International

Ref # 6005

Barden has been engaged by a global law firm, which has grown considerably over the past few years, to assist with the recruitment of a Corporate Lawyer for their UAE location. The ideal candidate will have a strong corporate background, gained within a large-scale international or regional top tier firm. A broad background encompassing M&A and JV deals, foreign direct investment (FDI) and corporate structuring is preferable.


– Prepare and draft legal corporate documents;

– Conduct due diligence and draft due diligence reports on legal matters;

– Prepare and advise on commercial documents;

– Support on M&A/JV deals, and assist with FDI matters;

– Work on broader commercial matters as required;

– Ensure all contribution to projects are executed in accordance with the firm’s methodologies, guidance, and professional standards;

– Participate in the business development activities of the corporate team; and

– Contribute to the growth of the team by ensuring client matters are worked on in an efficient manner.


– Qualified lawyer with a 2:1 (or higher) degree classification (or equivalent) attained from a reputed academic institution;

– 0-2 years post qualification experience as a corporate lawyer gained within recognised international law firms;

– Common law qualified or admitted as a solicitor within a commonwealth jurisdiction;

– Draft structurally consistent and clear legal documents in English

– Have a mature and flexible personality; use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems;

– Be able to work well autonomously and as part of a larger team;

– Communicate effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience; and

– Be a driven, enthusiastic and flexible team player.


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