Shipping Associate (Dubai) - Al Tamimi & Company

Professional Title
PQE Guide
5 - 7
Areas of Practice
Middle East

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Job Description

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Associate with a strong non-contentious shipping background to further strengthen our Transport and Insurance practice in our Dubai office.

Al Tamimi & Company’s Transport and Insurance Department provides a full range of legal services to the Shipping industry, including owners, charterers, ship yards, agents, maintenance organisations, insurers and banks in addition to other shipping sectors.

Our client base ranges between local, national, regional and international clients. On the Shipping front, our services extend to cover both wet and dry shipping including International Sales Contract, Bills of Lading, Charter Parties, Marine Insurance, Ship Building and finance contracts, mortgages, Ship Repair, agency, Collisions, Salvage and Pollutions matters.

Our expertise spans all aspects of shipping experience including providing advice on chartering, dispute resolution, general corporate advice and drafting, pollution, collisions and salvage, vessel construction and vessel/asset financing and mortgage.

Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years PQE and will ideally be UK qualified. You must be skilful in non-contentious transactional shipping work and understand the intricacies of international trade. Strong business development capability and experience is required for this role as the candidate will be expected to have significant involvement in developing the Shipping practice. Local experience within the UAE is preferred but not crucial and it is also beneficial that the candidate has had previous international experience in this sector.

About Al Tamimi & Company:

As the largest law firm in the Middle East, Al Tamimi & Company knows more than just the law. We pride ourselves on understanding the business environment in which we operate ultimately benefiting the clients we work with.

Established in Dubai in 1989, we have 14 offices across 8 countries with 237 fee earners, 43 partners, 531 employees and 41 nationalities. We are proud of where we have come from and excited about where we are heading.

As a full service law firm, we specialise in a range of practice areas - each being a genuine strength. We provide not only professional expertise but superior client service and quality strategic advice. We combine internationally qualified and experienced lawyers with lawyers who have deep local roots. Along with this, the ability to practice local law in each of the jurisdictions we are present, rights of audience before local courts, and licensed litigators in each of our offices, really sets us apart.

We have advised on some of the most complex legal issues and continue to be at the forefront of business and legal challenges facing our clients.