Our offices in the United Arab Emirates offers lawyers the opportunity to work on exciting projects in cutting edge industries and sectors aligned with the continuing development of this thriving region.

What we're looking for

We are looking for dynamic, driven and self-motivated individuals with a passion for what they do, ideally with experience working within the UAE or wider region and an understanding of the legal landscape.  Our lawyers need to be innovative and think creatively in response to the challenges of our industry focused clients.

What we offer

  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • A vibrant, team-centric working environment 
  • The opportunity to be part of a growing team 
  • Access to often niche or unique areas of work 

How to apply

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Current vacancies

Job Title: Associate - Intellectual Property (Mid-Level) 

Role:  Associate / Lawyer

Expertise: Commercial and Intellectual Property

Job Location: Dubai


Bird & Bird LLP is an international law firm which supports organisations being changed by technology or the digital world. We combine exceptional legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking, to help clients achieve their commercial goals.  We have over 1,300 lawyers in 30 offices across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and North America, as well as close ties with firms in other parts of the world.

The firm offers excellent prospects for progression and our culture provides all our people with world-class support to achieve their ambitions and goals.

Bird & Bird is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment and we are an equal opportunities employer. We support an agile working environment and are happy to discuss flexible working.

We are looking for a mid-level Associate to join our Intellectual Property department.

The post holder will work on a broad range of commercial and IP agreements including franchising agreements, hospitality/restaurant agreements, hotel management agreements, hospital management agreements, distribution and supply contracts, regulatory product recalls and labelling and IP and trademark advisory with a focus on international franchising. You will give specialist advice in the retail and consumer sectors and general advice on a wide range of other commercial and IP arrangements and regulations across our other sectors such as hospitality, life sciences and education.

For further information about this role, please click here to view the Job Description.