Our Team

STA's Team of Lawyers in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Doha, UAE, Luxembourg, Moscow, RAK, Sharjah, and Singapore. Find a Lawyer. ..

Read more information

Careers

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.

Click here for Internship Opportunities

Current Job Vacancies

Position Practice Area Closing Date Office Location Reporting

STA Law Firm takes pride in its global presence and the right candidate is expected to improve on the corporate image and nurture a strong industry network by executing effective communication and media relations activities.

Requirements:

  • 6-8 years of experience 
  • confident communicator and presenter
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • excellent organizational and planning skills
  • reliable and accurate with attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with a professional approach
  • Identifying main and potential client groups and audiences and determine the best way to reach them
  • Help clients communicate effectively with the public
  • Devise advertising and promotion programs
  • Identify and contact potential donors
  • Apply for grants
  • Develop a media relations strategy, broadcast and online media

Responsibilities:

  • Creating a favorable public image for their employer or client
  • communicating programs and/or points of view
  • Fielding questions and pitching stories to the media, preparing media kits and organizing press conferences.
  • writing press releases
  • Write speeches for organisational leaders, develop advertising and marketing communications material and make articles for corporate newsletters.
  • release information to counter negative publicity
  • overseeing full-time employees
  • manage freelance copywriters, graphic designers

 

Apply for this position

As a senior lawyer in STA, the candidate will be expected to handle litigation matters and work in a multi-cultural environment who is comfortable working under pressure. The firm prioritizes in providing bespoke legal services to an elite list of clients and the candidate is expected to be a significant decision maker. There are 5 openings available to apply.

Requirements:

  • 8+ years post qualification experience in a tier 1-2 law firm
  • Bachelor of Law from highly accredited law school/ Master of Law prefered
  • Strong knowledge of UAE federal laws
  • Strong experience in drafting legal memorandums and counterclaims
  • Ability to oversee the junior lawyers and other interns
  • Fluent in Arabic and English
  • Superb negotiation skills
  • Strong ability to manage time and handle work pressure

Responsibilities:

  • Advise large corporate as well as individual clients with main focus on litigation matters involving debt recovery, family matters, etc.
  • Acting for clients in variety of briefs, etc.
  • Ability to participate in the business development strategy and client relationship advises.
  • Strong experience in client liaising and meetings and devising a litigation strategy
  • Provide the regular hearing updates to the senior associate and overseeing the other regular day-to-day matters of legal importance

 

Apply for this position

At STA, we have an experienced team of lawyers from an international background who provide quality services. We are looking for an Emirati Lawyer, who has experience in litigation matters. The candidate is expected to be comfortable working under pressure and must be fluent in English.

Requirements:

  • 2-3+ years post qualification experience
  • Bachelor of Law from highly accredited law school
  • Academically strong record
  • Strong knowledge of UAE federal laws
  • Ability to draft memorandums, counterclaims, case summaries, legal notices, etc
  • Fluent in Arabic and English
  • Business and commercial awareness
  • High negotiation and communication skills
  • Strong time management skills

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and negotiating documents regarding litigation matters for family cases, debt recovery cases, etc.
  • Preparing documents and memorandums along with counterclaims
  • Interfacing with other team members
  • Manage the case registry system on the Courts across the UAE
  • Knowledgeable in case management system
  • Experience in registering cases at the Dubai Courts, etc
  • Develop litigation strategy for complex litigation matters, briefs, etc
  • Attending meetings with the clients to understand the brief of the matter and advise on the further course of action
  • Participation in witness testimonies, case hearings, etc
  • Provide the regular hearing updates to the senior associate and overseeing the other regular day-to-day matters of legal importance

 

Apply for this position

Our Law Firm is looking for a suitable candidate for the post of Senior Associate – Pharma and Healthcare. He/she should be willing to perform work involving a wide range of advisory work for the Dubai Health Authority and other public and private organisations operating in the health and social care sector. Duties shall include but not limited to advising on matters of general healthcare law, including medical negligence complaints, mental health law and Court of Protection matters. This is a Abu Dhabi based position and you will be working alonside our commercial team of lawyers in Abu Dhabi.

Requirements

  • UAE experience required for this role
  • Primarily strong background with Tier-1 Law Firms
  • Proven expertise in matters involving Pharmaceutical law, medicine, medical devices, import and export regulations, DHA and HAAD certification, and healthcare laws
  • Preparation of opinions, papers and reports, etc
  • Thorough knowledge on registration, compliance, governance, export controls, customs law and all related regulations
  • Maintain an up to date repository of regulations, judgments and contract precedents, etc
  • Should have good communication skills
  • Qualification: should have minimum LLM degree from a university of repute
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • Should have excellent communication skills English/Arabic
  • Minimum 6 years of experience - Healthcare experience is ideal

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 is looking for a suitable Qualified arbitrator who is registered with Dubai International Arbitration Center (DIAC), Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) and Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre (ADCCAC). He/she should be willing to perform work involving a wide range of advisory work and help to resolve conflicts outside of the court system by facilitation negotiation and dialogue between disputing parties.

Duties shall include but not limited to advising on matters of arbitration, negotiation and facilitation of discussions in order to resolve the disputes.

Requirements

  • Facilitate communication between the parties and advise them towards mutual agreement and clarifying issues, needs, concerns, and interests of the disputing parties
  • Conduct original meetings to outline the process and fixing appointments to negotiate the conflict
  • Settling the procedural matters such as fees, or determine details such as witness numbers or time requirements and interviewing claimants, witnesses for obtaining information about the disputes
  • Authorizing compensation of valid claims along with issuing subpoenas and administering oaths for preparing formal hearings
  • Drafting settlement agreements for the amicable resolution and notifying claimants of appeal rights and denied claims
  • Applying relevant laws, policies, or precedents for reaching conclusions and researching laws, regulations, policies, and precedent decisions for preparation of the hearings
  • Experience of arbitration under all of the arbitral rules, including those of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Dubai International Arbitration Center (DIAC), Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) and Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre (ADCCAC)
  • Prepare statement of claims and providing opinions on the same
  • 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 15 years of experience

Application:

Please note that we will not contact candidates who do not meet the requisite criteria. You will be working with our experienced dispute resolution team at ADGM. 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

STA Law Firm is looking for a reliable and self-driven Debt Recovery Expert/Officer He/she should be willing to perform work involving wide range of advisory work and be responsible for contacting debtors and negotiate payments. Duties include but not limited to, advising on matters of debt recovery and recovering the money owed in as little time as possible.

Responsibilities

  • Tracking assigned accounts to identify outstanding debts
  • Planning course of action for the recovery of the outstanding payments
  • Trace and contact debtors to request their status of refund
  • Negotiation of payment plans or payoff deadlines
  • Handling complaints
  • Examine and resolve inconsistencies
  • Create trust associations with debtors to avoid future issues
  • Update statement of accounts and database
  • Conform with requirements when legal action is inevitable

Requirements

  • Should have good communication skills
  • Proven knowledge as Debt Recovery Expert along with desirable skills in debt collection in Dubai and UAE
  • Experience in working for targets and tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of relevant legal requirements
  • Knowledge of MS Office and databases
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Apt in negotiations and persuasion
  • Ability to be gracious and sympathetic without the lack of confidence
  • Qualification: should have minimum LLB/LLM degree
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • Should have good communication skills English/Arabic
  • Minimum 6 years of experience

Application:

Please note that we will not contact candidates who do not meet the requisite criteria. It is likely that this position will work with our team of lawyers in ADGM, Abu Dhabi. 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 is looking for a self-driven Senior Litigation Associate. He/she should be willing to perform work involving a wide range of advisory work and be responsible for representing clients at various courts. Duties shall include but not limited to, advising on matters of family matters, real estate, debt recovery, etc. Although this position will be based in Abu Dhabi, STA is happy to consider applications from lawyers in Dubai, and lawyers in Sharjah. 

Responsibilities

  • Managing litigation caseload, cases from beginning to end
  • Representing clients in a range of civil litigation claims
  • Work with Partners on legal projects
  • Handle court appearances and depositions
  • Communicating with clients and provide status reports

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Law from an accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in the GCC Countries
  • 10+ PQE years in defense litigation
  • Experience in intellectual property, employment and labor, insurance defense, complex commercial litigation and fair housing disputes
  • Must have experience drafting memorandums
  • Superior communication, drafting, and research skills
  • Apt in negotiations and persuasion
  • Ability to be gracious and sympathetic without the lack of confidence
  • Performing other duties as assigned
  • Should have good communication skills English/Arabic

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 corporate lawyers’ team is supported by experienced, sector-focused experts for providing an unparalleled and unified contribution. The ideal candidate will join a self-motivated and an energetic team, to provide world class services to a range of high quality clients operating across a number of sectors. You will be someone who wants to be the best and who can handle pressure and enjoys taking decisions that will have a real influence on the business. The team’s clientele includes significant international corporate and public sector organizations’. We are looking for an experienced Senior Associate to join the corporate team.

Responsibilities

  • Independently manage corporate caseload, working cases from beginning to end
  • Advising clients in a wide range of corporate and commercial claims
  • Working closely with other associates on legal projects
  • Drafting of agreements, legal opinions, judicial notices, etc
  • Communicate with clients and provide updates

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Law from an accredited law school
  • 8+ PQE years in Tier 1 Law Firms across the globe
  • Experience in drafting contracts and agreements
  • Superior communication, drafting, and research skills
  • Apt in negotiations and persuasion
  • Should have good communication skills English/Arabic

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

STA has an experienced team of lawyers who are specialists in the industry and provide quality assistance to elite clients across various sectors. The right candidate will be expected to thrive working under pressure and exert influence on the business by incorporating exemplary decision-making skills. We are looking for an experienced Senior Associate - Corporate, who must be fluent in Turkish.

Responsibilities:

  • Have regular communication with clients and provide them with status reports.
  • Provide clients with advice on corporate and commercial claims.
  • Independently undertake corporate cases and see them through, from beginning till end.
  • Work in conjunction with other associates
  • Conduct depositions and manage court appearances

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Law from an accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in GCC countries
  • 6+ pqe years in intellectual property, employment and labour, commercial disputes, real estate matters, and insurance
  • Exceptional drafting and research skills, especially drafting memorandums
  • Minimum 12 years of experience
  • Good communication skills in Turkish and English
  •  Must be assertive in negotiations while being solicitous

 

 

Apply for this position

With an experienced team of specialist lawyers who provide a superior range of services to quality clients, STA is looking for a Maritime Associate who is accustomed to working under pressure and provide expertise in the respective field.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist and support Senior Associates and Partners in handling complex cases
  • Provide expert counsel for Maritime-related issues
  • Handle matters that are of moderate complexity
  • Interact with clients and provide them with prompt status reports
  • Attend hearings and help in the conducting depositions

 Requirements:

  • Minimum of 13 years of post-qualification experience
  • excellent English-language capabilities
  • Common-Law qualified
  • exceptional analytical ability and have good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • service-oriented, commercially aware
  • capable of working on a varied range of client matters while sustaining a continuing grasp
  • Attention to detail
  • Business Awareness
  • Arabic knowledge an advantage, but not essential
  • Computer literacy is critical
  • a qualified member of a recognised and respected professional (law) body or affiliation (i.e. admitted to practise law

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