At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients and our people are looking for. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do. We re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.
Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market and beyond.
Line of Service
Legal Services - Employment & Pensions
Job Description & Summary
We are part of the largest global legal network and have over 3,500 lawyers and legal professionals in 150 countries. Our Middle East Legal Network continues to rapidly grow.
Our lawyers and legal professionals work alongside the wider PwC, providing a truly joined up client facing service offering. Our team often works with Tax, Structuring, Deals, Consulting and Risk Assurance Services and other professionals from within PwC to deliver a unique, comprehensive and integrated service to our clients.
We are a thriving business across the Middle East with a regional hub in Dubai, looking to expand further.
The legal corporate practice provides a wide range of corporate services, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, corporate advisory, commercial contracts and corporate advisory to top tier clients, including family businesses. This role provides a unique opportunity to broaden your skills and be at the cutting edge of legal services. We also look to embrace technology in everything we do.
Our team possess extensive knowledge of local and national corporate law. You'll help our clients with a range of legal services including provision of support in choosing the type of company, drafting of corporate documents, contracts and the necessary assistance in the performance thereof, setting up companies, structuring capital, restructuring corporate governance, implementing changes to the legal structure, setting up joint ventures, and managing tax and real estate issues.
We are looking for a Senior Associate with a corporate background to join the team and to help support its continued expansion. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years corporate experience including in mergers & acquisitions, restructuring and corporate and commercial advisory.
Our new Senior Associate will be fully integrated into the team and will work closely with lawyers and legal professionals of all levels. Like the rest of our team, we expect those in this role will enjoy an interesting, varied and challenging workload. It will involve liaising with our other specialist legal teams in the Middle East, with our network firms in other jurisdictions, other PwC teams and working with the corporate team to deliver premium legal services to our clients.
A motivated team player with experience of mergers & acquisitions, restructuring and corporate and commercial advisory
Strong academic record
2-3 years experience of working within the corporate team of an international law firm
Genuine interest and experience in business development, and in relationship building across PwC Legal and other PwC teams
A high level of computer literacy, including a good working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and legal databases
Well organised and able to deal with large amounts of information
Excellent attention to detail
Primarily a team player but also able to complete specific tasks under own initiative
Ability to adapt and be flexible
Highly driven and proactive
Fluency in spoken and written English; clear, articulate and confident in written and verbal communication skills
Arabic language skills desirable but not necessary
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Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?
Government Clearance Required?
Job Posting End Date
September 30, 2018