Job title: French or Spanish speaking Lawyer (m/f/d)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Business Consultancy
Expertise: Legal
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job published: 08-07-2021
Job ID: 32074

Job Description

Our client is a strategic business consultancy which consists of various independent entities. The firm offers consultancy services for each stage of a company’s lifecycle. More than 1200 companies, among them many Fortune 500 companies, are successfully collaborating with our client regarding business advisory services, legal services as well as auditing and accounting services.

About Departer – The German Headhunter:

As an internationally oriented German HR consultancy for the recruitment of multinational professionals, Departer possesses a long-standing expertise in the core markets Germany, Middle East and Australia. Through our regionally established offices in Dubai, Sydney and Hamburg, we are valued as a reliable recruitment partner by numerous companies.


Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Main legal task: Advise clients on all legal and commercial aspects
  • Draft, revise, amend and negotiate commercial and corporate contracts
  • Advise clients on multi-jurisdictional corporate restructuring, such as merger acquisitions, carve-outs, etc.
  • Coordinate legal procedures at local courts
  • Advise in dispute resolutions, such as arbitration and mediation


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

  • University degree in law / fully graduated lawyer certificate
  • At least three years of experience in the Middle East
  • Ability to develop legal structures and commercial concepts
  • Fluent French or Spanish and English language skills (spoken & written)
  • Negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Entrepreneurial understanding
  • Team player, ability to work under pressure
  • Keeping time frames, methodical working skills