Closing date: 29/01/2022
Experience level: Entry level
Language requirements: English
Term: Temporary
Duration: 3 months
Department: Arbitration
Office: Dubai
The role

Arbitration Internship Programme - Dubai and Abu Dhabi

We are currently accepting applications for the Arbitration Department’s internship programme. Internships are available in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The internship period is for three-months. 

As a junior member of the team, you will assist with all aspects of the Arbitration Department’s work.  This will include working on current cases and also working on academic projects that are ongoing in the department.  You will have the opportunity to work with some of the regions foremost arbitration practitioners.


  •             Your remuneration will be AED 3000 per month;
  •             You will be entitled to two days of paid annual leave per month.


To apply, please email attaching your CV and cover letter.  Please feel free to contact us if you would like more information prior to applying.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, the Internship Committee will only respond to the positive applications


Skills and experience


  • You must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate / post-graduate degree in law within the last 12 months;
  • An interest in international arbitration and a willingness to learn from experienced colleagues;
  • Proactiveness and professionalism;
  • English language skills to a business standard;
  • Arabic and foreign languages are desirable but not essential.

Due to the volatile COVID-19 situation in the UAE, presently, the firm is only considering applications from those presently residing within the UAE.

The department

Al Tamimi's Arbitration Practice is comprised of specialist practitioners, many with an international background. Through their knowledge of the Middle East and their international and regional experience, the members of our arbitration team have the necessary expertise to provide representation at the highest level across regions and industries. We have acted in cases involving all regional laws as well as a range of other laws, including the laws of England and Wales, Swiss and French law. The locations of our arbitrations include the Middle East, Europe, North America, Asia and Africa. Moreover, our lawyers are regularly involved in ad hoc and UNCITRAL arbitrations as well as those governed by institutional rules such as the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), the DIFC–LCIA Arbitration Centre, various Middle Eastern arbitration centres, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration, the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the Stockholm Chamber of International Arbitration (SCC) and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

About Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company has unrivalled experience, having operated in the region for over 30 years. Our lawyers combine international experience and qualifications with expert regional knowledge and understanding.

We are a full-service firm, specialising in advising and supporting major international corporations, banks and financial institutions, government organisations and local, regional and international companies. Our main areas of expertise include arbitration & litigation, banking & finance, corporate & commercial, intellectual property, real estate, construction & infrastructure, and technology, media & telecommunications. Our lawyers provide quality legal advice and support to clients across all of our practice areas.

Our business and regional footprint continues to grow, and we seek to expand further in line with our commitment to meet the needs of clients doing business across the MENA region.

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