PwC Middle East

Tax & Legal Services - Legal - FinTech - Senior Associate - Dubai

Location
Dubai
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
19 Feb 2021
Closes
19 Mar 2021
Ref
160529WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description

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.

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Internet Technology, Intellectual Property and Commercial Law practice, within Legal Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients adopt a more strategic approach to global entity governance across their organisations. We help our clients and their legal entities with the incorporation of new companies, on going compliance with local legislation, and restructuring of their global businesses to manage governance and compliance risks.
Our team provides our clients with legal expertise related to Intellectual Property and Information Technology privacy and security in addition to contract review for commercial entities. You’ll help our team support legal aspects such as transaction structuring and procurement, contract reviewing, drafting and negotiation, project implementation and exit arrangements.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

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.

We are looking for a Senior Associate with approximately 3/5 years PQE/experience in financial services and/or banking & finance at a law firm to support its continued expansion. 

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 and with our network firms in other jurisdictions, and generally working with the team to develop top quality service to our clients.

The following skills are required for this role: 

3-5 years' experience in financial services and/or banking & finance at a law firm.

  • Experience handling regulatory and legal issues related to payments, financial services and capital markets
  • Experience working with clients in Fintech technology, banking and financial services.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the local legal framework and practical knowledge of the law.
Travel Requirements

Up to 20%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Yes

Government Clearance Required?

Yes
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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