Dubai Based Senior Associate – Commercial / TMT (International Law Firm) (167 views)

Dubai Based Senior Associate – Commercial / TMT (International Law Firm) – A vacancy for a Senior Associate – (Commercial / TMT) to be based in Dubai has just become available! Our client is seeking a senior associate who has covered a range of commercial and TMT matters in their current role. This role is based with the firm’s IP/TMT Group, which encompasses the specialist areas of Intellectual Property, Technology/Media/Telecoms as well as general commercial matters.

Minimum Requirements

  • 6+ years post-admission experience;
  • A strong academic background, training and experience gained with a well-recognised firm, with an established presence in the Commercial/TMT sector;
  • A Science degree or previous Science background would be an advantage;
  • A genuine interest in developing their career in abroad and willingness to relocate;
  • Confidence and initiative with a keenness to assume responsibility, work independently and take a pro-active and commercial approach to solving issues;
  • Strong inter-personal skills and a genuine interest in marketing and business development; and
  • Experience in the preparation of legal training material and/or delivery of training seminars or lectures would be an advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To lead, review, negotiate and draft a range of commercial, IP and technology Agreements including:
  • Outsourcing and procurement;
  • Technology transactions;
  • Agency, distribution and franchising;
  • Sponsorship and licensing;
  • A range of general commercial contracts covering advertising, consultancy, procurement, distribution and supply chain issues;
  • Advising on complex commercial transactional structuring;
  • Advising on TMT and IP legal/regulatory issues, including data privacy, telecoms and media regulation, UAE intellectual property laws;
  • Supporting technology and IP due diligence on corporate transactions;
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships;
  • Supporting the development and assisting implementation of marketing and business development campaigns;
  • Delivering client training and public presentations on legal topics; and
  • Leading the preparation and delivery of proposals, pitches and legal training materials.

Should you be interested in this role, kindly apply with the following information: 

  • Detailed CV
  • Copy of your identity document
  • Copy of recent payslip with note on previous bonuses and upcoming increases or bonuses
  • Copy of your matric certificate
  • Copy of your full academic transcripts
  • Copy of your degree certificates

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