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Senior Counsel - Arabic - Funds - Abu Dhabi - 12+ PQE

Jameson Legal
United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi
£160000 - £175000 per annum
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

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Practice area
Other, Financial and investment services
Contract type
Full time
7 years+
Legal counsel

Job Details

A leading investment fund is looking to hire a Senior Counsel to join their expanding legal team in Abu Dhabi.

The role supports the fund's existing assets and focusses on M&A work, general corporate work, deals and transactions.

As a Senior Counsel, the role will involve managing more junior members of the team, providing leadership and supporting the General Counsel.

Applicants must have at least 12 years' experience working as a Lawyer and specialising in M&A work. They must have experience of working in a similar investment organisation. Applicants must be fully bilingual in Arabic and English. Previous experience of working in the UAE would be preferred.

For a confidential chat about this or other roles we are handling, please contact Iain Rainey at

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.


Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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020 3427 3148
24 Greville Street

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