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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 2019-20

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 firm is looking for a suitable Compliance Officer to add to our full-service team. He/she should be willing to perform work involving a wide range of work. This is an ADGM based position and you will be working alongside our commercial team of lawyers in Abu Dhabi.

Requirements:

  • Must have a strong academic background;
  • Post-qualification experience of a minimum of 2-3 years;
  • The ability to handle a variety of aviation, marine work;
  • Excellent drafting;
  • A pro-active attitude;
  • Must have attention to detail;
  • Must be comfortable working in a high-pressure environment;
  • Prepare settlement agreements;
  • Must have relevant previous experience.

Application: Please note that the candidates who do not meet the prerequisite criteria will not be contacted. The submission of your application (CV) should be named as under:

The application name must contain 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 James dean with 15 years of experience, age 38, from the USA, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JD-38USA-15DU’.

 

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The role of Office assistant is to support our team members in coordinating with our clients, in the administration of documentation and follow up with various clients.

Requirements:

  • Must have 2-3 years of experience of working in law offices;
  • Regularly correspond internally to keep the clients updated;
  • Maintain files for each client by appropriately segregating the documents;
  • Assume receptionist responsibilities if required;
  • Support meeting room arrangements and groundwork for events;
  • Any other tasks that may be entrusted by the Office Manager as necessary.

Application: Please note that the candidates who do not meet the prerequisite criteria will not be contacted. The submission of your application (CV) should be named as under:

The application name must contain 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 James dean with 15 years of experience, age 38, from the USA, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JD-38USA-15DU’.

 

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Our team of lawyers comprises of people from various nationalities. We at STA believe in providing quality services to our clients from around the globe. The successful candidate for the position will handle a variety of aviation work.

Requirements:

  • Must have a strong academic background;
  • A minimum of 3-6 years of post-qualification experience;
  • Must be Common law qualified;
  • Aviation background and a keen interest in aviation is mandatory;
  • The ability to handle a variety of aviation, marine work;
  • Excellent skills in drafting and transaction management;
  • Ability to support business development activity;
  • A pro-active attitude;
  • Must have attention to detail.

Application: Please note that the candidates who do not meet the prerequisite criteria will not be contacted. The submission of your application (CV) should be named as under:

The application name must contain 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 James dean with 15 years of experience, age 38, from the USA, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JD-38USA-15DU’.

 

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Our team of lawyers comprises of people from various nationalities. We at STA believe in providing quality services to our clients from around the globe. An Emirati Lawyer, who has prior litigation experience, is preferred. The candidate is expected to be calm working under pressure and along with Arabic must also be fluent in English.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 4-5 years of post-qualification experience;
  • Bachelor of Law degree;
  • Must have strong academic credentials;
  • Sound knowledge of UAE federal laws and ADGM statutes;
  • Must have good drafting skills. Should be able to draft documents like memorandums, counterclaims, case summaries, legal notices, etc with ease.
  • Must be common-law qualified.

Application: Please note that the candidates who do not meet the prerequisite criteria will not be contacted. The submission of your application (CV) should be named as under:

The application name must contain 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 James dean with 15 years of experience, age 38, from the USA, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JD-38USA-15DU’.

 

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You will be a part of a full-service legal team at STA. This is a full-time position and you will be working alongside our team of lawyers in the corporate team

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5-6 years of experience of work in a similar position;
  • Knowledge of financial services;
  • experience of working on sensitive matters;
  • Readiness to engross in project work with other teams and functions;
  • should have strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Comfortable with quickly moving projects and meeting deadline;
  • Ability to interact professionally with clients;
  • French-speaking is a plus.

Application: Please note that the candidates who do not meet the prerequisite criteria will not be contacted. The submission of your application (CV) should be named as under:

The application name must contain 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 James dean with 15 years of experience, age 38, from the USA, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JD-38USA-15DU’.

 

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Our firm is looking for suitable medical negligence or medical malpractice lawyer to add to our full-service team. He/she should be willing to work involving a wide range of advisory work. This is a full-time based position and you will be working alongside our commercial team of lawyers in the healthcare team.

Requirements:

  • Experience of 2 years (preferred), freshers are also welcome to apply for this position;
  • Knowledge in matters related to medical malpractice, personal injury, general negligence and/or insurance defence;
  • Candidate must be self-driven, have strong academic credentials and excellent research skills;
  • Should have good communication skills (both verbal and written);
  • UAE experience is a plus;
  • A degree in law is a must.

Application: Please note that the candidates who do not meet the prerequisite criteria will not be contacted. The submission of your application (CV) should be named as under:

The application name must contain 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 James dean with 15 years of experience, age 38, from the USA, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JD-38USA-15DU’.

 

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Our firm is looking for a self- driven candidate for the post of a manager. The role would enable the manager to develop a relationship with the existing customers. Daily duties would include meeting with the clients, submissions of proposals, attending events, developing strategies and supporting the partner and the business development team.

Requirements:

  • Experience in client development and business development;
  • Experienced in managing Key Accounts;
  • Must have 4-5 years of experience of working for law firms;
  • Follow-up on all requests from clients and managing timelines;
  • Assume responsibilities of office assistant, if required;
  • Support meeting room set-ups and preparation for events;
  • Additional responsibilities or tasks that may be delegated by the Office Manager as required.

Application:

Please note that the candidates who do not meet the prerequisite criteria will not be contacted. The submission of your application (CV) should be named as under:

The application name must contain 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 James dean with 15 years of experience, age 38, from the USA, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JD-38USA-15DU’.

 

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STA law firm is in the lookout for a trainee in accounting and finance. The trainee shall work with the senior accountant to assist in any task assigned by him concerning the accountants' department. The daily duties would involve input and output entries and administrative tasks. This role would enable the trainee in gaining practical knowledge in accounting at the start of their career.

Requirements:

  • Strong numerical skills are required;
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or similar subjects;
  • Must possess integrity in upholding confidential financial information;
  • Computer skills are required; and
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.

Application:

Please note that the candidates who do not meet the prerequisite criteria will not be contacted. The submission of your application (CV) should be named as under:

The application name must contain 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 James dean with 15 years of experience, age 38, from the USA, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JD-38USA-15DU’.

 

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Our law firm has a reputable global image and is looking to hire a senior paralegal. We are presently exploring to expand our banking and finance team wherein there is a requirement of a senior paralegal who will be benefited by working with our lawyers. The candidate must possess amazing skills in research. The role will require corporate filings, company secretarial, regulatory and administrative work for the UAE region and globally.

Requirements:

  • Legal and secretarial expertise in banking and finance;
  • Experience of 6-7 years is a must;
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills;
  • Must possess formidable researching skills and drafting;
  • Bilingual candidates will be preferred;
  • UAE experience is required for this position; and
  • Strong corporate experience is considered.

Application:

Please note that the candidates who do not meet the prerequisite criteria will not be contacted. The submission of your application (CV) should be named as under:

The application name must contain 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 James dean with 15 years of experience, age 38, from the USA, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JD-38USA-15DU’.

 

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Our law firm is looking for a suitable – Junior Construction Lawyer. Most of the projects are on a large scale and have a high profile within the local and international construction market. Applicants should ideally have a minimum experience of the laws regarding construction.

Requirements:

  • UAE experience is required for this role;
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the law of construction;
  • Preparation of construction and engineering contracts;
  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills;
  • Excellent expertise in construction litigation;
  • Degree in law is a must.

Application:

Please note that the candidates who do not meet the prerequisite criteria will not be contacted. The submission of your application (CV) should be named as under:

The application name must contain 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 James dean with 15 years of experience, age 38, from the USA, and is looking to join the Dubai office, then the application should be named as:

‘JD-38USA-15DU’.

 

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