Legal Consultant – Peerpoint Panel – UAE Jobs in Dubai • Remote at Allen & Overy

Title: Legal Consultant – Peerpoint Panel – UAE

Company: Allen & Overy

Location: Dubai • Remote

About Peerpoint

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 Abu Dhabi or 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 Abu Dhabi or Dubai whilst being based in the UK, Australia, Singapore or Hong Kong.

Role Profile

We are currently seeking self-motivated and highly – skilled lawyers with top tier qualifications and experience to join our panel across the following disciplines :

Corporate and commercial

Technology, media and telecommunications

Banking and finance (to include project finance and Islamic finance)


Real Estate



Oil & Gas

Project Development

Corporate Trust & Agency

Derivatives and structured finance

Corporate M&A

Candidates can be based within Abu Dhabi, Dubai or alternatively have an interest in supporting these locations remotely from UK, Australia, Hong Kong or Singapore.

Examples of some of our recent opportunities :

Agency Lawyer with facilities and securities agency experience to join the team for 6 months within a UAE based client

Senior Real Estate lawyer with experience within the tourism industry to assist on regulation drafting within the practice

Project development lawyer with procurement and contract experience to join a client

Upstream oil and gas lawyer to join a leading organisation for 3 months to assist on a project within a client

Regulatory lawyer to work on a specific project, reviewing, creating and drafting regulations within the practice

Corporate M&A lawyer to support the UAE practice due to an influx of work

Successful applicants will have:

Gained at least two years’ PQE in a top tier law firm ideally with some recent in-house legal experience

Strong technical knowledge within their specialism

A consultant mindset and be resilient, adaptable and able to work autonomously with minimal direction and supervision

Ideally gained some project management experience although this is not essential

Be client focused with strong commercial acumen

Be excited and committed to developing a career as a legal consultant and be motivated to operate at a high level

A practising certificate (or equivalent) which entitles them to practise as a lawyer

Why be a Peerpoint consultant?

A consulting career through Peerpoint is exciting, varied and extremely rewarding. As a Peerpoint consultant you can have the opportunity to work:

In-housewith one of our clients – this could mean working with a client either virtually or locally to support a project, regulatory reform or transactional work during periods of absence. Assignments can range from three to twelve months in duration and will vary in hours.

In the Allen & Overy UAE practiceto support a specific client or the practice generally during peak volumes. We have consultants that step into the team on an ad hoc basis and those who work regularly to support the Practice.

We only take you on when we see a demand for your particular expertise, making sure there is a good chance we can provide you with work on an on-going basis. We cannot guarantee work but we are every bit as invested in mo…

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