Senior Associate

PQE: 7 years +
Term: Permanent
Department: Private Client Services
Office: Dubai
The role

The Senior Associate in the Private Client Services department will be required to give legal advice within the area of family law and personal status matters. 

Duties and responisibilities are as follows:

  • Demonstrate deep understanding and experience in personal status matters (divorce, custody, alimony, enforcement of foreign orders etc.)
  • Write articles and disseminate knowledge on cases/ new laws on personal matters
  • experience writing expert opinions for submission in English High Court or other Foreign courts
  • Interprets laws, rules and regulations
  • Develops existing business and cliental
  • Initiates new client relationships and business sources
  • Responsible for client interface on matters handled
  • Interviews clients and witnesses, and handles other details in preparation for trail
  • Prepares legal briefs, develops strategy, arguments, and testimony in preparation for presentation of case
  • Liaises with colleagues from relevant practice areas/department on lawsuits to establish and verify basis for legal proceedings
  • Provides advice to corporate and private clients concerning transactions of business involving internal affairs, stockholders, directors, officers, and corporate relations with general public
  • Draft, negotiate and execute contracts
  • Provides advice to clients on their legal rights and obligations
Skills and experience
  •  7 + years post qualification family law / personal status experience
  •  Regional UAE experience
  •  Fluent in English and Arabic 
  • Has previous private practice/ In house experience
  • Experience in inheritance matters
  • Deep understanding of personal status laws as they relate to divorce, enforceability of foreign orders (ie civil laws)
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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