February 7th, 2022 Job Openings

We Are Hiring!

GLA & Co as a growing regional law firm is looking for young professional lawyers to join its new venture in the Middle East. We have these specific roles that need to be filled:

Role No 1

We are seeking Kuwaiti nationals who are bilingual and have studied in either the US or the UK with PQE of 0-5 years. Our preferred candidates will have general Kuwait corporate and commercial expertise, but it is not required. Our candidates of choice will be team players who can converse easily with both Arabic and English-speaking colleagues and who are looking for a wonderful challenge with a growing and exciting regional venture.

Role No 2

We are seeking highly qualified corporate associates to work for GLA & Company. The candidate will need to be resident either in any major city in the GCC or Cairo and will need to be qualified in his/her relevant jurisdiction of origin. GLACO has excellent WFH and WFA policies to give their employees great flexibility while still retaining team atmosphere. While the preferred candidate will be bilingual in both Arabic and English, it is not essential that he or she be proficient in Arabic.

This candidate will have 2 – 5 years of GCC experience working on corporate matters, specifically company mergers and acquisitions and drafting/reviewing definitive transaction agreements, as well as managing all other aspects of a strategic transaction. Experience with either private equity, joint ventures, venture capital, capital markets, competition law, corporate governance, or securities law compliance matters will be considered a plus. All candidates should have industry knowledge in the financial, industrial, energy, technology, and/or life sciences sectors.

Role No 3

We are also seeking banking and finance lawyers for GLACO. The preferred candidate will have worked with LMA documentation and also have a minimum of 1-3 years of GCC or at least MENA experience. This candidate may reside anywhere.

Role No 4

Finally, GLACO is looking for candidates with a background in both Commercial Advisory and Data & Technology with 2-5 years PQE. This candidate will have GCC experience in advising on agency, distributorship, licensing and franchising matters. In addition, with the growth of data protection laws and related regulation, it would be a preference that the candidate have experience in this area as well. This candidate may reside anywhere.
The firm has a collegial culture and is offering excellent compensation and benefits.

Please email your resume as a word document attachment to glaco@glaco.com

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