Duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • To provide commercial real estate advice to existing key clients of the firm.
  • Assist with development of existing business and client base
  • Attends business seminars and client events
  • Responsible for client interface on matters handled
  • Supervises, coordinate activities and mentor junior associates within the department (where appropriate)
  • Drafting and negotiation of real estate related agreements and documentation
  • Provides advice to clients on their legal rights and obligations

Skills and experience

  • 2 – 7 years post qualification experience
  • Commercial real estate lawyer with knowledge of UAE market. Lawyers with transferable commercial real estate experience from the UK, US, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore real estate markets will also be considered.
  • Experience in real estate development, commercial leasing, real estate transactions (including due diligence and reporting on title), commercial and residential leasing (landlord and tenant advisory), real estate finance, advising institutional investors and a jointly owned property/strata regime is required.
  • Experience in managing day to day client relationships and matter files under supervision of senior lawyers is also required.

The department

Al Tamimi’s award-winning Real Estate Practice provides a comprehensive range of legal services across the Middle East, covering all areas relevant to the real estate industry. Established in 2003, the Practice was the first of its kind in the GCC and the Firm has maintained a prominent lead in the real estate legal space since then. Our team of well-respected real estate lawyers harness an impressive blend of western and regional qualifications, contentious and non-contentious experience and bilingual capability. We are regularly consulted by governmental authorities on the content and drafting of new real estate laws and regulations. Our central involvement in the development of the underlying legal framework ensures our clients’ access to unrivalled legal advice and insight.

About Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company has unrivalled experience, having operated in the region for over 30 years. Our lawyers combine international experience and qualifications with expert regional knowledge and understanding.

We are a full-service firm, specialising in advising and supporting major international corporations, banks and financial institutions, government organisations and local, regional and international companies. Our main areas of expertise include arbitration & litigation, banking & finance, corporate & commercial, intellectual property, real estate, construction & infrastructure, and technology, media & telecommunications. Our lawyers provide quality legal advice and support to clients across all of our practice areas.

Our business and regional footprint continues to grow, and we seek to expand further in line with our commitment to meet the needs of clients doing business across the MENA region.

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