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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

Description:

STA is looking for a diligent translator for its law office in Sharjah. The candidate will be required to assist lawyers and other office staff in any matter where any translation is required. The candidate should be well versed with the legal terminology and legal language. A candidate experienced in working with lawyers will only be considered for the position.

Requirements:

  • Assist lawyers with translation/interpretation.
  • Conduct live interpretation during meetings, conferences
  • Translate any and all documents from English to or vice versa
  • Responsible for the firm’s international relations and foreign workflow.
  • Must have 4-5 years of experience of translating for legal offices

Application:While submitting your application, please name your CV in the following way: starting with the initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For instance, for a candidate named Ms Jane Doe with two years of experience, age 23, from the USA, looking to join the Abu Dhabi office, in this case, the application sent by Ms Jane Doe should be named as then the application should be named as: ‘JD-23USA-02AD’.

Note that candidates who will not meet the required criteria will not be contacted.

 

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Description: We are looking for a smart, presentable and hard-working Admin Assistant to join the HR & Admin team for our office. The candidate will assist the HR and admin team in their day to day workings. The role of the administrative assistant is to support the HR/admin team members in better administration of the office. 

Requirements:

  • The right candidate will have good client management skills and an eye for detail, combined with a positive attitude and a friendly appearance.
  • Must have a college degree
  • Fluent in English, Arabic is a plus
  • Should have 2-3 years experience as Administrative Assistant

Application:

While submitting your application, please name your CV in the following way: starting with the initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For instance, for a candidate named Ms Jane Doe with two years of experience, age 23, from the USA, looking to join the Abu Dhabi office, in this case, the application sent by Ms Jane Doe should be named as then the application should be named as: ‘JD-23USA-02AD’.

Note that candidates who will not meet the required criteria will not be contacted.

 

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Description: 

Our firm is looking for a suitable lawyer to add to our full-service team of lawyers. He/she should be willing to perform a wide range of work involving advisory/drafting work. This position is based in Abu Dhabi (Reem Island office) and you will be working alongside our corporate team of lawyers. This is a great opportunity to work on a variety of matters and gain exposure, which will help a new lawyer to set a foundation for their legal career.

Requirements:

  • The candidate will be working as part of the highly experienced Corporate team and will be involved in preparing documents as well as negotiating deals
  • Minimum of 0-1 years of experience required
  • Must be common law qualified (UK/US/IND)
  • Experience working on corporate M&A transactions  will be preferred
  • good communication skills and  attention to detail
  • Arabic speaking, would be an advantage

Application:

While submitting your application, please name your CV in the following way: starting with the initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For instance, for a candidate named Ms Jane Doe with two years of experience, age 23, from the USA, looking to join the Abu Dhabi office, in this case, the application sent by Ms Jane Doe should be named as then the application should be named as: ‘JD-23USA-02AD’.

Note that candidates who will not meet the required criteria will not be contacted.

 

 

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Description:

You will be a part of a full-service legal team at STA. This position is based in Dubai, and you will be working alongside our expert team of lawyers, which 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 real estate-related work

Requirements:

  • Masters of Law from an accredited law school
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in Real Estate and contract Law
  • Experience in drafting construction and real estate agreements such as lease agreements, construction agreements, consultancy agreements etc.
  • Understanding of legal risk assessment and appraisal of real estate developments, and commercial structures
  • Trained with a top tier law firm
  • Thorough Knowledge of standard construction and real estate agreements

Application:

While submitting your application, please name your CV in the following way: starting with the initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For instance, for a candidate named Ms Jane Doe with two years of experience, age 23, from the USA, looking to join the Abu Dhabi office, in this case, the application sent by Ms Jane Doe should be named as then the application should be named as: ‘JD-23USA-02AD’.

Note that candidates who will not meet the required criteria will not be contacted.

 

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Description:

STA is looking for a dynamic executive to join its business development team. The responsibilities for a Business Development Executive will include acquiring and managing new clients,  generating leads and following up until closure along with representing the firm in events and exhibitions. The position is based in Sharjah but the executive will also be traveling between different STA offices.

Requirements:

  • Bilingual candidate preferred (Arabic & English)
  • 3-5 years of  experience, preferably in a law firm
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal
  • An ideal candidate must be proactive, Intuitive and insightful
  • Must be willing to travel

Application: While submitting your application, please name your CV in the following way: starting with the initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For instance, for a candidate named Ms Jane Doe with two years of experience, age 23, from the USA, looking to join the Abu Dhabi office, in this case, the application sent by Ms Jane Doe should be named as then the application should be named as: ‘JD-23USA-02AD’.

Note that candidates who will not meet the required criteria will not be contacted.

 

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Description:  

Our office is looking for a dynamic office manager to work with the team members in coordinating with our clients, in the administration of the office, managing documents, and following up with various clients. The position is based in our Ras Al Khaimah office; however, the work will include coordinating and working with office managers of our other offices.

Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate should have  3 to 4 years of experience of working in a legal office
  • Must have good communication skills
  • A candidate with an MBA will be preferred
  • Must have excellent public speaking and client relationship skills
  • Team management and the ability to motivate team members
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently and under pressure

Application:

While submitting your application, please name your CV in the following way: starting with the initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For instance, for a candidate named Ms Jane Doe with two years of experience, age 23, from the USA, looking to join the Abu Dhabi office, in this case, the application sent by Ms Jane Doe should be named as then the application should be named as: ‘JD-23USA-02AD’.

Note that candidates who will not meet the required criteria will not be contacted.

 

 

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Description:

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. We are looking for a Lawyer, with prior experience of working in a high paced work environment. The candidate should be comfortable working under pressure. 

Requirements:

  • 2 to3 years of post qulaification experience.
  • The candidate will be required to assist in M&A transactions, drafting and reviewing documents
  • Conduct research, prepare notes, case for Opinions etc.
  • Brief the lawyers, expert etc. independently.
  • Assist in conducting due diligence
  • Update the team on the latest developments and amendments in the relevant laws

Application: While submitting your application, please name your CV in the following way: starting with the initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For instance, for a candidate named Ms Jane Doe with two years of experience, age 23, from the USA, looking to join the Abu Dhabi office, in this case, the application sent by Ms Jane Doe should be named as then the application should be named as: ‘JD-23USA-02AD’.

Note that candidates who will not meet the required criteria will not be contacted.

 

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Description: Our firm is looking for a suitable Corporate Associate to add to our full-service legal team. He/she should be willing to perform a wide range of work involving advisory/drafting work. This position is based in ADGM office where you will be working alongside our commercial/corporate team of lawyers 

Requirements:

  • Experience of 3-4 years,
  • Through knowledge pertaining to joint venture, capital markets, private equity etc
  • Candidate must be  self-driven, with strong academic credentials and excellent research skills
  • Should have good communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • UAE experience is a plus

Application: While submitting your application, please name your CV in the following way: starting with the initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For instance, for a candidate named Ms Jane Doe with two years of experience, age 23, from the USA, looking to join the Abu Dhabi office, in this case, the application sent by Ms Jane Doe should be named as then the application should be named as: ‘JD-23USA-02AD’.

Note that candidates who will not meet the required criteria will not be contacted.

 

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Description:

At STA, our team of lawyers comprises of people from various nationalities. Who believe in providing quality services to our clients from around the globe. We are looking for an Arabic speaking Lawyer with prior litigation experience. The candidate should be comfortable working under pressure and along with Arabic must also be conversant in English.

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of post-qualification experience;
  • Bachelor of Law from an accredited law school ;
  • Must have strong academic credentials;
  • Sound knowledge of UAE federal laws;
  • Must have excellent drafting skills. Should be able to draft documents like memorandums, counterclaims, case summaries, legal notices, etc. with ease.

Application:

While submitting your application, please name your CV in the following way: starting with the initials of your name, age and country code, years of experience and the office you are applying for. For instance, for a candidate named Ms Jane Doe with two years of experience, age 23, from the USA, looking to join the Abu Dhabi office, in this case, the application sent by Ms Jane Doe should be named as then the application should be named as: ‘JD-23USA-02AD’.

Note that candidates who will not meet the required criteria will not be contacted.

 

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