Jobtitel: German speaking Lawyer (m/f/d) GCC
Vertragsart: Permanent
Arbeitszeitmodel: Vollzeit
Branche: Business Consultancy
Berufsfeld: Legal
Ort: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job veröffentlicht: 11-06-2024
Job-ID: 32521



Departer is a leading German Executive Search firm with over 20 years of experience in global leadership recruitment. We specialize in placing executives in medium-sized enterprises and private equity portfolio firms across DACH, MEAI, ASIA, and ANZ regions. With a deep understanding of the DACH economy, we facilitate successful placements within global management teams across corporate headquarters and entities abroad.

Our European client is an international law firm, specializing in providing tailored legal services to a diverse clientele. The firm has a global presence and is committed to delivering high-quality legal solutions with a personalized approach. We are looking for a talented and experienced Lawyer to join our client's team and help expanding the service portfolio to meet the needs of international clients. The Lawyer will play a crucial role in advising and representing clients on a variety of legal matters, with a particular focus on local law and cross-border transactions. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in legal guidance, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work in a multicultural environment.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:  

  • Provide expert legal advice on local law, including but not limited to corporate law, commercial law, employment law, and intellectual property
  • Manage and oversee cross-border transactions, ensuring compliance and international standards
  • Represent clients in negotiations, and mediations
  • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts, agreements, and other legal documents to protect clients' interests
  • Conduct thorough legal research and analysis to support client cases and internal decision-making processes
  • Ensure clients' compliance with local and international laws and regulations, providing updates on changes in legislation that may affect their operations
  • Assist in developing the firm's client base by building and maintaining relationships with clients and businesses operating in the GCC region
  • Work closely with colleagues across different practice areas and jurisdictions to deliver comprehensive legal solutions

To be successful in this role you should have the following skills and experiences:

  • Bachelor's degree in Law from a reputable university
  • Experience in the GCC legal market
  • Fluency in both German and English is a requirement for this role, Arabic is an added value
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a law firm / legal department
  • Experience in litigation, corporate and commercial law
  • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent legal drafting and research skills