Senior Associate

PQE: 6 years +
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Practice group: Banking
Location: Muscat
The department

Banking and finance is at the heart of every economy, providing the means to help businesses expand and investors grow. Dentons’ Banking and Finance team operates at the industry’s forefront, working with innovative finance products across the world.

Our integrated global team of Banking and Finance lawyers and professionals offers an expansive breadth of insight, helping our clients to structure and document transactions that help to provide financing to virtually every industry. Since Dentons represents both finance providers and users, our clients benefit from counsel that understands the needs and wants of each party. Whether it is a domestic bank in Hong Kong, a government development bank in Moscow, or banks in several other locations, our team understands our clients.

Dentons’ extensive, deep sector-specific experience also ensures they are working with a team that’s fluent in our client's language and understands the local market. In fact, emerging jurisdictions often engage Dentons to assist in the development of banking and finance legislative frameworks.

Purpose of role

We now have an opportunity for an experienced Banking & Finance Associate to join our industry-leading and growing transactional Banking team. This is an exciting and challenging role and is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious banking lawyer looking to develop their knowledge and progress their career within a global firm.

You will work across a wide range of transactions, specifically leveraged finance, real estate finance, general corporate lending and global syndicated lending.

You will work directly with some of the world's leading Banks and Financial Institutions and collaborate with experts throughout the wider firm and across Dentons' international offices.  

You will have the support of an excellent team of PSLs and comprehensive legal training.  The firm also offers an structured personal and career development programme.

Required experience, skills and attributes

6yr+ PQE exceptional Senior Associate sought for a senior role in our Tier 1 ranked Banking and Finance practice in Oman and working closely with our leading Middle East Banking practice. 

Strong LMA and English law experience on both lender and borrower side work (with an additional mix of Islamic financing and project financing where possible).

Arabic is a bonus but not essential.

Good team player with a sense of adventure and an eagerness to build their profile in the local and regional market. 

Right experience, exposure and knowledge of the region

Language Capabilities

Arabic is a plus

The firm

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, with more than 12,000 lawyers and professionals. It is a force for innovation and change in the commercial legal market today.

The legal profession is changing rapidly and Dentons is leading the way in advancing change for the benefit of clients. We are driven to challenge the status quo, delivering consistent and uncompromising quality and value to our clients in new and innovative ways.

Global and local market forces are rapidly changing the practice of law. Clients expect high-quality, seamless service delivered faster, cheaper and better everywhere. Globalisation and the corresponding desire to protect cultural identity are creating challenges and opportunities for law firms around the world. By joining Dentons, you can help us meet these challenges.

Our vision is to be the law firm of the future, right now. Our strategy is to grow, integrate and reinvent our business. You have the opportunity to help build the law firm of the future and be a part of the strategy that gets us there.