KBH is a GCC centric boutique law firm operating from the DIFC in Dubai with a presence in Kuwait and Bahrain. Bringing together some of the best internationally trained lawyers in the region, the firm has made a considerable impact on the GCC market and advises local companies on GCC matters as well as international companies conducting business in the region and globally. The client base is a mix of government entities, financial institutions, national and multinational companies and high net worth individuals. Clients are drawn from a broad range of sectors including financial services, TMT, insurance, real estate, construction, oil and gas, aviation, media and sports.
Legal advice is provided under UAE, Dubai, DIFC and English law, as well as Kuwait and Bahrain law. The firm has ambitious plans to develop its offering across the GCC and targets clients seeking high quality and sophisticated legal advice.
KBH is recommended by both The Legal 500 for dispute resolution and Chambers & Partners, in both dispute resolution and corporate/commercial and a number of its lawyers are individually listed.
The corporate and commercial team advises on a full range of areas including M&A, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, licensing and distribution agreements, as well as a wide range of commercial contracts and cross-border structuring. The dispute resolution team acts in international arbitrations and a broad range of commercial litigation matters including financial services litigation, shareholder disputes, employment, insolvency, sports and media and a diverse array of contractual disputes.
KBH is looking for qualified barristers, lawyers (mid to senior pqe), paralegals (particularly with compliance experience) and legal secretaries. Candidates will ideally be qualified in a common law jurisdiction and have excellent academics. Applicants seeking to relocate to the region for the first time will be considered as well as those who have already gained experience in the region. Arabic language skills are not required. Candidates will receive on the job training on local and international law issues and support will be provided to ensure smooth integration into the local community.
If you are interested in working in a dynamic and friendly environment with a boutique law firm, please send your curriculum vitae with a covering letter to KBH’s Practice Manager, Louise Wilkinson.