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Legal consultant – 2+ PQE – Abu Dhabi and/or Dubai

Who we are and what we do

Peerpoint is Allen & Overy’s global platform for self-directed consultant lawyers who want to access the best work, clients, resources and bespoke support, whilst working on assignments with Allen & Overy or directly with clients as a legal consultant. Typical assignments based in Abu Dhabi or Dubai are 6 months in length and there are flexible working arrangements available. Alternatively, consultants have the opportunity to undertake assignments remotely for clients based within Abu Dhabi or Dubai whilst being based in the UK, Australia, Singapore or Hong Kong.

Join us

We are currently looking for qualified lawyer with 2+ years post qualification experience in the following areas –

  • Corporate
  • Commercial
  • Banking (including project, asset and Islamic finance)
  • Financial services regulation
  • Litigation

Candidates can be based within Abu Dhabi, Dubai or alternatively have an interest in supporting these locations remotely.

Successful applicants will:

  • have a minimum of two years’ post-qualification experience at a law firm ranked as top tier for their area of expertise;
  • ideally have recent in-house legal experience at a leading financial services institution or corporate (directly or as a secondee);
  • have a commitment to building a career as a legal consultant and be motivated to operate at a high level whilst working in this way;
  • have a consultant mindset, including a flexible and adaptable outlook and approach;
  • have proven project management skills;
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to interface at all levels, building strong relationships internally and externally;
  • be resilient, autonomous and highly credible, with exemplary commercial/business acumen, client service ethic and commitment;
  • have excellent academic credentials; and
  • have a practising certificate (or equivalent) which entitles them to practise as a lawyer.

Please note that, due to the high volume of applications, it is our policy not to provide individual feedback at the application stage.

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