Senior Associate

PQE: 5 years +
Language requirements: Bilingual (Arabic/English)
Term: Permanent
Department: Litigation
Office: Kuwait City
The role

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Associate to be based in our Litigation Department in Kuwait.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 5-10 years Litigation experience
  • Excellent written and communication skills;
  • Fluent in English and Arabic
  • Experience in clients management;
  • Experience in team management;
Skills and experience

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • A minimum of five years of litigation experience and three or more years’ experience in contract law with the ability to interact with clients in both English and Arabic languages.
  •  Assume full responsibility for the legal production pipeline and delivery of work to the client; and
  • Ensure all legal work is completed efficiently, accurately, and on-time.
  • Must be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and legal acumen performing the type of work below:
  • Contract drafting and negotiation.
  • Business law – especially setting up new corporate entities, employment/labor/vendor contracts, employee policies, corporate compliance, and associated matters.
The department

Al Tamimi boasts the largest and broadest full service Litigation Practice in the Middle East. Our team of highly qualified and experienced practitioners from the Middle East, Europe, Australia, Africa and North America bring a breadth and depth of legal expertise and experience that is unequalled in the region. Our lawyers have rights of audience before the local courts, including the DIFC Courts, and the ability to practice the local laws of all jurisdictions in which we operate. Our clients rely on our global perspective and on our in-depth knowledge and understanding of local and regional laws. Having the international skills and talent while remaining a regional firm is one of the great pillars of our success. We have the technical expertise and capability to advise clients and conduct all types of litigation in the region including Commercial, Employment, Banking, Transport, Insurance, Construction, IP, and Criminal Cases. We also have a large and very well known Real Estate Litigation Practice where we represent many of the major developers in the region. In addition to this, we have been handling an increasing number of cutting-edge mortgage enforcement cases. Our clients range from banks and corporations to government departments and the most high-profile family run companies in the region and globally. Broadly, our practice is split between regional local litigation, Arabic litigation, and cases before the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) courts. Our leading DIFC court practice has handled some of the most high profile cases heard in the DIFC Court to date.

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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