TELECOMS, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY LAWYER 5+ YEARS – DUBAI
We are currently looking to recruit a Lawyer with 5+ years PQE, to join the Telecoms, Media & Technology (TMT) team in our Dubai office.
The role is wide-ranging, and will include:
supporting clients with their material and strategically important outsourcing and commercial contracts
supporting clients with their technology products, services and e-commerce;
supporting clients with their data needs, including advising on data structuring and strategy and compliance requirements;
supporting clients with their telecommunications regulatory requirements.
developing ongoing relationships with an existing client base as well as involvement in identifying and pitching for new opportunities;
developing close working relationships within the Middle East practice and as part of an international team across our network of offices across multiple jurisdictions; and
taking an active role in our sector-focused campaigns and the development of our innovative products and services.
This represents an exciting opportunity for the right individual. Pinsent Masons has a leading international practice with TMT lawyers operating across the globe. The practice works with clients across a broad spectrum of industries, including technology products and services, financial services, life sciences and energy.
This is a dynamic team where every team member can truly make his or her own mark. This hire will offer the successful candidate the opportunity for early stage responsibility in a highly supportive and collaborative environment across a range of areas including project and strategic advisory work, developing client relationships, contributing to the teams business development plans, working across our international client base and with our international offices in a sector focussed way, and supporting the development of more junior team members.
The Candidate Required
The successful candidate will:
have gained experience in a firm with an established outsourcing, commercial contracts, technology, and data protection practice, ideally with part of that experience gained in the Middle East and/or working for Middle East clients;
have a strong grounding in those areas;
be a team player, able to forge strong working relationships with colleagues and willing to contribute to the development of junior team members. Demonstrable experience supervising junior team members will be required;
be technically excellent and exercise good commercial judgment;. In-house experience, whether on a permanent or on a secondment basis would be preferred particularly within a technology, telecoms or financial services organization).
be receptive to different ways of working in a fast-paced environment, including a willingness to take ownership of work and to contribute to various aspects of the team’s practice and client relationships;
have strong inter-personal skills and be comfortable with client-facing responsibilities and being able to work independently; and
have an interest in being part of an international practice with a global outlook.
What will we offer you?
We are a market leading, dynamic and growing global team who work together to produce outstanding results for our clients.
We invest in our team and have a first-class training and career development programme, monthly 121s, career discussions and biannual appraisals. Our training reflects our position as a market leader in communications and sourcing. Our training will assist you to develop as a specialist with valuable sector knowledge and the ability to deliver “best of breed” services.
Early responsibility and opportunities to develop client relationships.
Pinsent Masons won the Best Talent and Inclusion award at The Lawyer Awards 2022 and is the only law firm named in the top 16 most inclusive businesses in Europe by the Financial Times Diversity Leaders Report. The firm is named amongst the top inclusive UK employers for the 16th consecutive year by LGBT+ equality charity Stonewall in its Workplace Equality Index and won the Legal Business Law Firm of the Year award in 2021. Go to www.pinsentmasons.com/accolades to view all of our global awards and nominations.
Should you require further details, please contact our in-house Lateral Recruitment Advisor Haseeb Khan who can discuss the role and requirements.
At Pinsent Masons we value diversity and inclusion. We are committed to creating a better workplace where all our talent can succeed and feel like they belong. We want to attract, retain and develop people at all levels and encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates whatever your ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability/ long term condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristics protected by local law in the jurisdictions in which we operate.