** MAGIC CIRCLE - BANKING/ FINANCE - 2+ - Saudi Arabia *

Location
Riyadh
Salary
£100000 - £150000 per annum + TAX FREE
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
19 Oct 2016
Ref
JO-1302-830834
Contact
Rowena To
Practice Area
Banking & Finance
Experience / PQE
PQE 1 - 3 years, PQE 3 - 6 years
Contract Type
Permanent
As a Magic Circle law firm, our client is one of the world's leading law firms, with unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the Americas, Asia and Europe.

The Riyadh office form's part of the Firm's well established presence in the Middle East and as one of the leading banking and project finance groups in the region, our client offers the chance to develop your career through advising on the most significant finance transactions in the region, including banking, acquisition finance, project finance and Islamic finance.


The team currently has 8 lawyers based in the Riyadh office in the Finance team. The team concentrates on finance work in and originating from Dubai as well as the broader MENA region, and works closely with the larger Finance & Projects team based in Dubai, Doha and Abu Dhabi.

You will be advising on a broad range of matters including:

- General banking transactions such as syndicated loans, acquisition and real estate finance
- Project financings across all sectors, especially petrochemicals, power and water
- Asset finance across all sectors especially aerospace and maritime
- Restructurings
- Islamic finance

Your clients will include advising the leading global and regional financial institutions as well as leading regional corporates.

Lawyers are given the chance to handle a tremendous variety of work and the right candidate for this role will be a finance lawyer with 2 years PQE+ who has gained experience at a leading firm with an exposure to finance and/or projects work.

You should have first class legal ability coupled with a practical commercial approach, excellent drafting and communication skills and enjoy being part of a friendly outgoing team.