Current Openings - Fichte & Co

Senior Shipping Associate

We are currently looking for a Senior Shipping Associate / Lawyer for our well-established practice here in the UAE. This role will include preparing legal opinions, researching the law, supporting other members of the department and client care. The role reports directly into the Partner heading the department.

The perfect candidate:

  • Has a degree in law, preferably masters, from a reputed university;
  • Valid practice certificate from his/her respective home jurisdiction;
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience, preferably up to 10 years of experiences as a Shipping / Maritime Lawyer;
  • Outstanding communication skills, specifically in English;
  • Preferably legal experience in the United Arab Emirates;
  • Preferably sea-going experience, combining technical knowledge with legal expertise.

We are offering an environment of growth, a performance-based salary package with excellent benefits and challenging work. You will be working alongside established, well-known Shipping & Maritime lawyers with an excellent reputation in the industry. You will be placed in our Dubai office.

Please do send a CV with your application.


Senior Corporate Associate – Farsi speaking

We are currently looking for a Senior Farsi-speaking Corporate Lawyer for our well-established UAE practice.

This role will include:

  • Staffing the firm’s Dubai-based Iran desk
  • Business development in Iran and for Farsi-speaking clients
  • Corporate legal work
  • Coordinating client care efforts

and reports directly into the Managing Partner / Corporate Partner.

The minimum requirements are as follows:

  • (Native) Farsi speaking (spoken & written)
  • Outstanding communication skills in English (spoken & written)
  • At least 7 years of experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor of Laws degree, preferably LLM
  • Valid & current certification to practice law
  • Cultural awareness and knowledge of Iran & UAE

We are offering an environment of growth, a performance-based salary package with excellent benefits and challenging work. You will be working alongside established, well-known corporate lawyers with an excellent reputation in the industry. You will be placed in our Dubai office.

Please do send a CV with your application.


Senior Litigation Associate

We are currently looking for a Senior Litigation Associate for our well-established Dubai office.

This role will include research applicable law & precedents; drafting; case & matter management as well as legal advice. The role reports directly to the Partner heading the Litigation Department and is largely revolving around drafting submissions for UAE courts.

The perfect candidate:

  • Must have outstanding communication skills in Arabic (NATIVE) (including drafting) and English.
  • Has a relevant Bachelor of Law degree, preferably Masters;
  • Has bar association or similar evidence of eligibility to practice in relevant home jurisdiction;
  • A minimum of 10 years of UAE / Middle East experience, out of which 5 years must be as Senior Litigator.

We are offering an environment of growth, a performance-based salary package with excellent benefits and challenging work. You will be working alongside established, well-known corporate lawyers with an excellent reputation in the industry. You will be placed in our Dubai office.

Please do send a CV with your application.

At Fichte & Co, Managing Partner Jasamin Fichte leads a team that is ‘impeccable, in all areas.’ It handles an array of high-value claims for international clients and government entities.

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