About the job
We are currently wishing to recruit a Senior Associate in Construction Arbitration for the Dubai office of an international law firm. You will ideally already be in the region or have previously worked in the region and have extensive experience with the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), DIFC-LCIA, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), and UNCITRAL.
As a Senior Associate, you will ideally be a registered Legal Practitioner of the DIFC Courts, and conduct advocacy in international arbitration proceedings. You will also be responsible for handling complex high-value construction disputes, in both domestic and international arbitration and litigation in the DIFC and Dubai Courts. You will act for developers, contractors, sub-contractors, and consultants in all types of construction projects. Additionally, you will advise clients in commercial arbitrations and litigations in other industry sectors.
Salary will be a competitive market rate based on PQE and experience.
Must be a registered Legal Practitioner of the DIFC Courts.
Extensive experience with the DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, ICSID, and UNCITRAL.
Seeking background handling complex high-value construction disputes, in both domestic and international arbitration and litigation in the DIFC and Dubai Courts, acting for developers, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants in all types of construction projects as well as other industry sectors.
Strong drafting and advocacy skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects and work under pressure.
Fluency in English is essential.
Desired Skills and Experience
construction disputes, Legal Drafting, Arbitration, legal advising, negotiation