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Careers at STA

Welcome to STA’s online recruitment.

Our ambition to be the most successful and goal-oriented law firm underpins our business strategy. We aim to succeed in this by making a significant amount of investment into managing and developing our knowledge and information, thereby creating a work culture that enables our team to offer consistently high standards of client service.

STA is known for its diversity across four integral areas – geography, language, culture, and practice. Every position displayed on STA's recruitment site foresees that each applicant should possess illustrious managerial and organizational skills, as well as a drive to grow professionally with the STA team. A successful candidate will have an unparalleled professional expertise, experience, and personal integrity. In consideration of new recruitment, we take pride in understanding the candidate's motivation to be a part of STA as well as their desire the make a difference at our firm. In doing so, every application will be carefully examined by our recruitment team. We value and respect each candidate's spirited desire to join the firm, and each of our offices receives several numbers of applicants.  Please note that we will only get in touch with successful and shortlisted applications and we wish you a very successful and fruitful career.

Core Values

At STA, we are proud of the multicultural environment we offer, providing legal professionals from a variety of jurisdictions. This, in turn, provides all professionals at our firm with an excellent stepping stone for further growth and development.

In return, we promise whoever joins us will never be disappointed and will continuously feel proud of the personal growth and career development gained through their STA experience. A career with STA is an opportunity to become a part of an international law firm, spanning many jurisdictions and international matters, as well as being rooted firmly in the United Arab Emirates with the exceptional expertise of the local law and customs.

Our Culture

At STA, we are focused on engaging, creating and maintaining the best individuals for our training and business administrations gatherings. Our continued results depend on our capacity to give a steady, comprehensive and inspiring working environment where everybody has a task to carry out in supporting the delivery of exceptional support to our customers. We are looking for very skilled individuals who can exhibit an affinity with our qualities to enable us to accomplish our vision of turning into a leading worldwide Law Firm. 
 

Prospects for New Budding Interns for 2018-19

STA is well known for providing law students working opportunities to kick-start their legal career. Additionally, our law graduates receive training on their limited skill set to enable them to move onto the next step of their legal journey confidently. We look for students who are not only academically well versed but also carry excellent communication and analytical skills. By working in the Dubai office, you will get a firm grounding in international law by working with over 70 professionals speaking more than 30 languages.

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Current Job Vacancies

Position Practice Area Closing Date Office Location Reporting

Our busy law firm is currently seeking a qualified applicant to fill the position of Debt Recovery Associate. The Debt Recovery Associate will be responsible for tracking down people who owe money from delinquent business and personal loan accounts and help customers recover assets as fast as could be expected under the circumstances, reducing cash-flow issues and allowing for smooth business operation. You will work with borrowers every day to mutually agree upon payment plan to settle existing past due accounts. We're searching for somebody who is persistent in the face of obstacles and difficult clients.

Requirements

  •  UAE experience required for this role
  • Contact clients by telephone to notify them of delinquency and determine the cause.
  • Discuss concerns, ask questions to determine the cause of the issue and conduct investigative work as required
  • Negotiate resolution within area of responsibility
  • Processing and/or Reconciliation of Information or Data: Ability to analyze clients’ financial situations and identify the root causes of delinquencies
  • Awareness of the organization’s debt-recovery policies and procedures, and related regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Should have good communication skills
  • Qualification: should have minimum LLB/LLM degree
  • Should have good communication skills English/Arabic
  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience in the law firm

Application:

Please note that we will not contact candidates who do not meet the requisite criteria. Please name your CV as the following while submitting your application:

The initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For example, for a candidate named Mr John Thomas with 10 years of experience, age 36, from the UK, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JT-36UK-10DU’.

 

Apply for this position

Our Law Firm in Sharjah is looking for a suitable candidate for the post of Legal Researcher. He/she should be willing to perform work involving the conduct of research related to local and international laws and legal issues of the Courts of UAE. Duties shall include but not limited to preparing legal documentation and developing and maintaining a document repository for legal matters.

Requirements

  • UAE experience required for this role
  • Conducting legal research on issues on the UAE laws
  • Prepare opinions and work papers and reports thereon
  • Prepare briefs and preliminary drafts for litigation cases
  • Develop and maintain an up to date repository of laws, judgments and contract precedents, etc
  • Should have good communication skills
  • Qualification: should have minimum LLB/LLM degree
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • Should have good communication skills English/Arabic
  • Minimum 0-1 years of experience in the law firm

Application:

Please note that we will not contact candidates who do not meet the requisite criteria. Please name your CV as the following while submitting your application:

The initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For example, for a candidate named Mr John Thomas with 10 years of experience, age 36, from the UK, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JT-36UK-10DU’.

 

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Our Law Firm in Saudi Arabia is looking for a suitable candidate for the post of Paralegal. He/she should be willing to perform work involving the conduct of research related to local and international laws and legal issues of the Courts of UAE. Duties shall include but not limited interacting with clients, conducting legal research and processing important documents.

Requirements

  1. UAE/India experience preferred for this role
  2. Conducting legal research on issues on the UAE laws
  3. Prepare opinions and work papers and reports thereon
  4. Basic word processing skills
  5. Ability to operate office equipment
  6. Should have good communication skills
  7. Qualification: should have minimum LLB/LLM degree
  8. Performing other duties as assigned
  9. Should have good communication skills English/Arabic
  10. Minimum 3-4 years of experience in the law firm/office

Application:

Please note that we will not contact candidates who do not meet the requisite criteria. Please name your CV as the following while submitting your application:

The initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For example, for a candidate named Mr John Thomas with 10 years of experience, age 36, from the UK, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JT-36UK-10DU’

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Our Law Firm in Dubai is looking for a qualified candidate for the post of Associate Partner. He/she should be willing to perform/work under the managing partner directly.

Requirements

  • UAE/India experience preferred for this role
  • Handling daily activities of the partner
  • Provide a high-quality legal service to all the clients
  • Receive requests for legal advice
  • Research documents and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures
  • Represent clients in tribunals and in Courts where required
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal - the role involves liaison with internal and external people at a senior level
  • Must work under pressure
  • Qualification: should have LLB/LLM degree
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • Should have good communication skills English/Arabic
  • Minimum 7-8 years of experience in the law firm/office

Application:

Please note that we will not contact candidates who do not meet the requisite criteria. Please name your CV as the following while submitting your application:

The initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For example, for a candidate named Mr John Thomas with 10 years of experience, age 36, from the UK, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JT-36UK-10DU’.

 

Apply for this position

Our Law Firm in Sharjah is looking for a qualified candidate for the post of Associate Partner. He/she should be willing to perform/work under the managing partner directly.

Requirements

  • UAE/India experience preferred for this role
  • Handling daily activities of the partner
  • Provide a high-quality legal service to all the clients
  • Receive requests for legal advice
  • Research documents and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures
  • Represent clients in tribunals and in Courts where required
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal - the role involves liaison with internal and external people at a senior level
  • Must work under pressure
  • Qualification: should have LLB/LLM degree
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • Should have good communication skills English/Arabic
  • Minimum 7-8 years of experience in the law firm/office

Application:

Please note that we will not contact candidates who do not meet the requisite criteria. Please name your CV as the following while submitting your application:

The initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For example, for a candidate named Mr John Thomas with 10 years of experience, age 36, from the UK, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JT-36UK-10DU’.

 

Apply for this position

Our Law Firm in Saudi Arabia is looking for a qualified candidate for the post of Associate Partner. He/she should be willing to perform/work under the managing partner directly.

Requirements

  • GCC experience preferred for this role
  • Handling daily activities of the partner
  • Provide a high-quality legal service to all the clients
  • Receive requests for legal advice
  • Research documents and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures
  • Represent clients in tribunals and in Courts where required
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal - the role involves liaison with internal and external people at a senior level
  • Must work under pressure
  • Qualification: should have LLB/LLM degree
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • Should have good communication skills English/Arabic
  • Minimum 7-8 years of experience in the law firm/office

Application:

Please note that we will not contact candidates who do not meet the requisite criteria. Please name your CV as the following while submitting your application:

The initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For example, for a candidate named Mr John Thomas with 10 years of experience, age 36, from the UK, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JT-36UK-10DU’.

 

Apply for this position

Our Law Firm in Saudi Arabia is looking for a qualified candidate for the post of Associate Partner. He/she should be willing to perform/work under the managing partner directly.

Requirements

  • Europe/India experience preferred for this role
  • Handling daily activities of the partner
  • Provide a high-quality legal service to all the clients
  • Receive requests for legal advice
  • Research documents and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures
  • Represent clients in tribunals and in Courts where required
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal - the role involves liaison with internal and external people at a senior level
  • Must work under pressure
  • Qualification: should have LLB/LLM degree
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • Should have good communication skills English/Arabic
  • Minimum 7-8 years of experience in the law firm/office

Application:

Please note that we will not contact candidates who do not meet the requisite criteria. Please name your CV as the following while submitting your application:

The initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For example, for a candidate named Mr John Thomas with 10 years of experience, age 36, from the UK, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JT-36UK-10DU’.

Apply for this position

Our busy law firm is currently seeking a qualified applicant to fill the position of Debt Recovery Attorney. The Debt Recovery Attorney will be responsible for tracking down people who owe money from delinquent business and personal loan accounts and help customers recover assets as fast as could be expected under the circumstances, reducing cash-flow issues and allowing for smooth business operation. You will work with borrowers every day to mutually agree upon payment plan to settle existing past due accounts. We're searching for somebody who is persistent in the face of obstacles and difficult clients.

Requirements

  •  UAE experience required for this role
  • Contact clients by telephone to notify them of delinquency and determine the cause.
  • Discuss concerns, ask questions to determine the cause of the issue and conduct investigative work as required
  • Negotiate resolution within area of responsibility
  • Processing and/or Reconciliation of Information or Data: Ability to analyze clients’ financial situations and identify the root causes of delinquencies
  • Awareness of the organization’s debt-recovery policies and procedures, and related regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Should have good communication skills
  • Qualification: should have minimum LLB/LLM degree
  • Should have good communication skills English/Arabic
  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience in the law firm

Application:

Please note that we will not contact candidates who do not meet the requisite criteria. Please name your CV as the following while submitting your application:

The initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For example, for a candidate named Mr John Thomas with 10 years of experience, age 36, from the UK, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JT-36UK-10DU’.

 

Apply for this position

Our busy law firm is currently seeking a qualified applicant to fill the position of Debt Recovery Attorney. The Debt Recovery Attorney will be responsible for tracking down people who owe money from delinquent business and personal loan accounts and help customers recover assets as fast as could be expected under the circumstances, reducing cash-flow issues and allowing for smooth business operation. You will work with borrowers every day to mutually agree upon payment plan to settle existing past due accounts. We're searching for somebody who is persistent in the face of obstacles and difficult clients.

Requirements

  •  Singapore/ Hongkong experience required for this role
  • Contact clients by telephone to notify them of delinquency and determine the cause.
  • Discuss concerns, ask questions to determine the cause of the issue and conduct investigative work as required
  • Negotiate resolution within area of responsibility
  • Processing and/or Reconciliation of Information or Data: Ability to analyze clients’ financial situations and identify the root causes of delinquencies
  • Awareness of the organization’s debt-recovery policies and procedures, and related regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Should have good communication skills
  • Qualification: should have minimum LLB/LLM degree
  • Should have good communication skills English/Chinese
  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience in the law firm

Application:

Please note that we will not contact candidates who do not meet the requisite criteria. Please name your CV as the following while submitting your application:

The initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For example, for a candidate named Mr John Thomas with 10 years of experience, age 36, from the UK, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JT-36UK-10DU’.

Apply for this position

Our Law Firm in Singapore is looking for a suitable candidate for the post of Legal Researcher. He/she should be willing to perform work involving the conduct of research related to local and international laws and legal issues of the Courts of UAE. Duties shall include but not limited to preparing legal documentation and developing and maintaining a document repository for legal matters.

Requirements

  • Singapore experience required for this role
  • Conducting legal research on issues on the Singapore laws
  • Prepare opinions and work papers and reports thereon
  • Prepare briefs and preliminary drafts for litigation cases
  • Develop and maintain an up to date repository of laws, judgments and contract precedents, etc
  • Should have good communication skills
  • Qualification: should have minimum LLB/LLM degree
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • Should have good communication skills English/Arabic
  • Minimum 0-1 years of experience in the law firm

Application:

Please note that we will not contact candidates who do not meet the requisite criteria. Please name your CV as the following while submitting your application:

The initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For example, for a candidate named Mr John Thomas with 10 years of experience, age 36, from the UK, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JT-36UK-10DU’.

 

Apply for this position