KSA - Associate, Corporate

PQE: 2 years +
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Reports to: Ziad Saad/Nick Simpson
Practice group: Corporate
Location: KSA
The department

In today’s dynamic business and regulatory environment for corporate transactions, our clients need a partner with knowledge, versatility and determination to help you achieve your goals.

Our lawyers work on the full spectrum of corporate transactions and are located in offices across the globe in order to deliver seamless, integrated solutions to clients. Using a forward-thinking approach, Dentons works together with the client to create innovative solutions, helping them preserve value while managing risk.

From strategic planning through due diligence to post-closing integration, we are by our client's side, helping them effectively and efficiently meet their business needs. Our practical approach, coupled with sound, constructive and responsive advice, allows clients to navigate roadblocks at critical moments.

With transactional expertise, deep knowledge of the industries in which our clients operate and far-reaching experience in advising global, national and emerging companies, we maximize our global presence and local expertise to meet client needs.

Purpose of role

Our lawyers work on the full spectrum of corporate transactions, from strategic planning through due diligence to post-closing integration. We are located in offices across the globe, offering seamless and integrated solutions to our clients.

We now have an opportunity for an Associate to join the Corporate transactional team. The successful candidate will develop their expertise in a team that has deep sector knowledge and far-reaching experience in advising global, national and emerging companies.

Maximising on our global presence and local expertise, you will connect with colleagues throughout the firm globally and work on a range of corporate transactions including M&A, private equity, venture capital and ECM. You will work within a wide variety of sectors.

You will maintain client relationships, contribute to business development and thought leadership, raising your own profile and supporting the continued growth of the practice.

The role would be ideal for a mid-senior level.

Responsibilities
  • You will take a lead role on a variety of transactions across a range of sectors
  • Build and maintain client relationships
  • Contribute to business development
  • Coach and mentor more junior members of the team
  • Contribute to thought leadership and raise the profile of the firm externally
Required experience, skills and attributes
  • Strong academic record, including a degree or equivalent
  • Extensive, in-depth knowledge and experience of corporate transactions
  • You will ideally have experience of working with international clients in the corporate sector. 
  • You will ideally have experience of preparing and participating in pitches to clients.
  • Ability to work with a degree of independence
  • Exceptional drafting skills and legal research ability
  • Is dedicated to exceptional client service
  • Excellent business development ability and demonstrates market focus
  • Strong financial and business awareness
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment and resilience skills
  • Shows strong initiative and drive and takes control of own career development 
Language Capabilities
  • Bilingual candidates are preffered. 
  • Candidates based in KSA will be ideal. 
The firm

Dentons is always looking to invest in the highest-quality talent, recognising that our success is built on the diverse and unique strengths of each of the members of our Firm.

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.  www.dentons.com.