Corporate Projects Associate

  • Ashurst Llp
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Jan 11, 2017
Full time General Business

Job Description

Reporting to - Partners in the Infrastructure Group (Dubai) Location: Based at Ashurst, Dubai. Representative clients: Serco JBIC ACWA Power DP World Arriyadh Development Authority E.ON International Finance Corporation Etihad Rail Abu Dhabi Terminals Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects Korea Export-Import Bank Gulf Capital EDF Deutsche Bank SMBC HSBC Mashreq Bank JP Morgan Barclays Al Futtaim Job overview: We are looking for a junior or mid-level qualified lawyer with experience in corporate projects; specifically within infrastructure and transport. The responsibilities would be as below: Assisting with: the development of tender processes and tender documentation (including NDA/MoUs/RfQs/RfPs); the drafting and negotiation of project documents (including concession agreements, privatisation arrangements, O&M and EPC contracts/subcontracts); and transaction management, for the procurement of major regional transport & infrastructure projects. Relevant sectors being road, rail, port and airports as well as social infrastructure such as schools and healthcare. Essential skills and experience: Post qualification experience in corporate projects with a reputable international law firm. Good organisational skills and experience in transaction management. Excellent academic track record. Enthusiasm for intellectually challenging work. Excellent client relationship skills and experience of business development. Career advancement: An established Associate Career Path Framework is in place clearly defining expectations and outlining opportunities for promotion. Secondment opportunities: Opportunities often arise for associates to spend time on secondment in house with a key client of the firm. From time to time, secondment opportunities also come up within other Ashurst offices in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.