Legal – Corporate – Senior Manager


Job description / Role

Legal – Corporate – Senior Manager

Line of Service

Legal Services – Employment & Pensions

Management Level
Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary

Legal – Corporate – Senior Manager

We are part of the largest global legal network and have over 3,500 lawyers and legal professionals in over 90 countries (over 150 countries including immigration law and entity governance & compliance). Our Middle East Legal Network continues to rapidly grow.

Our lawyers and legal professionals work alongside the wider PwC, providing a truly joined up client facing service offering. Our team often works with Tax, Structuring, Consulting and Risk Assurance Services and other professionals from within PwC to deliver a unique, comprehensive and integrated service to our clients.

We are a thriving business across the Middle East with a regional hub in Dubai, looking to expand further.

The legal corporate practice provides a wide range of corporate services, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, corporate advisory, commercial contracts and corporate advisory to top tier clients, including family businesses. This role provides a unique opportunity to broaden your skills and be at the cutting edge of legal services. We also look to embrace technology in everything we do.

We are looking for a Senior Manager with a corporate (restructuring) background to join the team and to help support its continued expansion.

Our new Senior Manager will be fully integrated into the team and will work closely with lawyers and legal professionals of all levels. Like the rest of our team, we expect those in this role will enjoy an interesting, varied and challenging workload. It will involve liaising with our other specialist legal teams in the Middle East and with our network firms in other jurisdictions, and generally working with the team to develop top quality service to our clients.


Legal – Corporate – Senior Manager

The following skills are required for this role:

– Strong experience in leading acquisition transactions in different industries. Leading and managing due diligence exercises. Leading the drafting and negotiation of transaction documents, including sale and purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements and managing disclosure exercises. Experience of undertaking statutory mergers is beneficial.
– Strong experience in corporate restructurings, including asset transfers, for family businesses or otherwise, assisting with documents review, and restructuring advisory.
– Strong experience in a broad range of general corporate advisory and drafting of all types of commercial contracts.
– Thorough knowledge and deep understanding of the local legal framework and practical knowledge of the law. The ideal candidate will have at least 5-6 years of experience of working in the UAE.
– Experience in leading and managing teams. The ideal candidate will be keen and ready to take on a leadership role.

About the Company

PwC firms help organizations and individuals to create the value they’re looking for.

We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with close to 169,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC is the brand under which member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL) operate and provide services. Together, these firms form the global PwC network.

In our 3 key areas of business or Lines of Service Assurance, Tax, and Advisory we work with our clients from business start ups to the worlds leading organizations to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

We help our own people to learn, discover, develop and make a real difference all the way through their working lives. And we have big ambitions to grow.

PwC Middle East Region is part of what we call the Central Cluster and includes the UK, Europe and Africa as well as the Middle East. The region consists of 12 markets – UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Palestine.

PwC has been established in the region for over 40 years, we already employ over 4500 people and we are on course to become the Middle East number one professional service firm. Read More

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