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Welcome

Dubai offers fantastic opportunities for Lawyers looking to gain some international experience. As the legal hub for the Middle East, Dubai boasts a wide choice of top UK and US law firms, including established offices from leading Magic Circle and White Shoe firms. Dubai is now one of the leading global commercial centres in the world. Along with Abu Dhabi, Dubai has allowed its culture to westernise, which makes it more attractive to foreign lawyers than neighbouring Middle Eastern cities.

Cities

Below are the cities in this region which Sonder recognise as having a growing legal industry with demand for professionals.
Dubai offers fantastic opportunities for Lawyers looking to gain some international experience. As the legal hub for the Middle East, Dubai boasts a wide choice of top UK and US law firms, including established offices from leading Magic Circle and White Shoe firms.
Abu Dhabi's energy and infrastructure sector is strong and contributes substantially to its economy, with other sectors like real estate, property and mining also on the up. Abu Dhabi has allowed its culture to westernise, which makes it more attractive to foreign lawyers than neighbouring Middle Eastern cities.

Consultants

Below are the Sonder team members who work and serve this region. To find out more, connect on LinkedIn or fill out the form below and a Consultant will be in touch.
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International Disputes Associate

Dubai (Hybrid)
Our client, the lead Partner of an elite US firm's Abu Dhabi office, is looking to grow their globally well regarded international disputes practice. In this role, you can expect to work on complex litigation and arbitration cases, with a focus on the Middle East and UAE territories, for a range of clients i.e. private equity firms, high net worth individuals, financial institutions, and global corporates.
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Corporate Insurance

Dubai
A market leading firm in Dubai is seeking a talented Corporate/M&A Senior Associate to join forces with a highly respected partner recognised as a "Next Generation Partner''. In this role you will be working on complex corporate M&A transactions, with a specific focus on corporate advisory, corporate governance matters, and spearheading the setup of investment funds. You will play a pivotal role in assisting VC investors through different stages of investments in high-profile start-ups.
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Funds Senior Associate

Dubai
One the Global Elite law firms have the opportunity to join their prestigious funds team in the UAE. To be considered you will need to be a funds lawyer from a leading funds team at a leading firm in one of the world's leading legal hubs - London, New York or Hong Kong.
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Corporate Lawyer

Dubai
An elite firm is seeking a Corporate M&A Associate to join their market leading team in Dubai. You'll advise clients on a range of corporate matters and transactions with a focus on M&A, JV, and PE transactions. There will also be an industry focus on the energy and infrastructure sectors. This role is ideal for an energetic and enthusiastic lawyer looking to grow and add value within a cutting-edge team, with an industry-leading firm, in a beautiful city in the Middle East.
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Mid-Level Funds Associate - Magic Circle Firm

Dubai
Our client, a Magic Circle Firm, is currently seeking a Funds Associate associate to join their global funds practice group in their office in Dubai. This role is ideal for an energetic and enthusiastic lawyer looking to grow and add value within a cutting-edge team, with an industry-leading firm, in a beautiful city in the Middle East.
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Funds Associate (Mid-Level)

Dubai
Our client, a Magic Circle Firm, is currently seeking a Funds Associate associate to join their global funds practice group in their office in Dubai. This role is ideal for an energetic and enthusiastic lawyer looking to grow and add value within a cutting-edge team, with an industry-leading firm, in a beautiful city in the Middle East.
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Corporate M&A Associate

Dubai
Our client, an elite global law firm in Dubai is looking for an associate (3-6 PQE) to join their elite Corporate M&A team. In this role, you will engage in advising on a diverse array of transactions spanning various sectors, with a growing emphasis on transactional activities within the Energy and Infrastructure domains. Your responsibilities will encompass active participation in M&A activities, joint ventures, investments – encompassing venture capital transactions and pre-IPO capital.
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