Legal consultant (interim) - 2+ PQE - Debt Capital Markets - Dubai (#25358974) 

Greater London, London, United Kingdom

Who we are and what we do
Peerpoint is Allen & Overy’s global platform for self-directed consultant lawyers who want to access the best work, clients, resources and bespoke support, whilst working on assignments with Allen & Overy or directly with clients as a legal consultant. Typical assignments based in Dubai are 6 months in length and there are flexible working arrangements available. Alternatively, consultants have the opportunity to undertake assignments remotely for clients based within Dubai whilst being based in the UK, Australia, Singapore or Hong Kong.
Join us
We are currently looking for lawyers with a minimum of two years’ top-tier post-qualification experience in debt capital markets to primarily provide support to A&O’s leading International Capital Markets practice in Dubai.
The team regularly advises on international Islamic sukuk transactions and international debt offerings (both Regulation S and Rule 144A issues) by emerging market issuers across the Middle East. They also advise on Shari’a-compliant finance structures, equity offerings (including hybrid capital issues), debt issuance programmes, convertible securities, derivative securities, liability management and securitisations.
Successful applicants will: have a minimum of two years' post-qualification experience at amagic circle or US law firm ranked as top tier for debt capital markets; ideally have recent in-house legal experience at a leading financial services institution or corporate (directly or as a secondee); have a commitment to building a career as a legal consultant and be motivated to operate at a high level whilst working in this way; have a consultant mindset, including a flexible and adaptable outlook and approach; have proven project management skills; have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to interface at all levels, building strong relationships internally and externally; be resilient, autonomous and highly credible, with exemplary commercial/business acumen, client service ethic and commitment; have excellent academic credentials; and have a practising certificate (or equivalent) which entitles them to practise as a lawyer in the UAE.
Please note that, due to the high volume of applications, it is our policy not to provide individual feedback at the application stage.

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