Legal consultants in the United Arab Emirates

Peerpoint launched in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2021, with a small team of experts based in both Dubai and London. Peerpoint is one of the top law firm-backed legal consulting platforms in the region with a team that is based locally. 

Our legal consultants in the UAE

  • 30+ consultants across the UAE
  • All consultants have specific experience in the Middle East and UAE
  • Our consultants cover a variety of specialisms including banking, corporate, projects, real estate, litigation and ICM (international capital markets)

Perfectly tailored interim legal expertise

When you need interim legal support, we’ll match you with the highest caliber of consultants.

The world’s leading financial institutions, multinational corporates, technology businesses and those operating in the energy and renewables space trust us to deliver remarkable outcomes for them. Our legal professionals can do the same for you.

An offering that’s unmatched

With the full backing of A&O Shearman and its global network, we find bespoke talent solutions that drive meaningful impact. While on assignment, your consultant will have access to A&O Shearman partners, knowledge and know-how resources. With Peerpoint, you're getting the full wrap-around support and backing that only comes with a top-tier global law firm.

Only the best legal minds

Peerpoint’s legal consultants in Dubai and Abu Dhabi are personally assessed and endorsed by the most senior A&O Shearman lawyers and Peerpoint’s highly experienced teams. We do our due diligence so that you can be confident you’re accessing exceptional legal consultants that meet the highest A&O Shearman standards and who’ll be able to hit the ground running from day one.

Flexing our solutions

We understand the continual pressures in-house legal teams face to become leaner and more efficient. That's why we work with you to find solutions that are flexible and responsive – whether that's in duration, working pattern or fee structures. We'll help you tap into flexible resourcing at the level of seniority and specialism you need.

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Progressive legal careers

As you carve your own unique path as a legal consultant in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, we work side-by-side with you, connecting you with outstanding interim assignments that help you grow your legal consultancy career. 

As our panel continues to rapidly expand, we’re focussed on growing the number of consultants on our panel who are local to the UAE, with fluency in Arabic and a unique understanding of the legal system. At present, we have a myriad of opportunities to travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and in the construction, projects and banking sectors.

Read on to find out what makes consulting with Peerpoint different.

Discovering the best for you

With access to an extensive client base, we have the world’s leading businesses and most progressive and complex roles at our fingertips. Our clients come to us expecting the best consultant lawyers, and we’ll make sure you find an outstanding role – whether that’s with A&O Shearman or with an external client – that’s the perfect fit.

Grow your global experience

Our ‘one panel’ approach means you can expect to work with legal teams from across the world. Consulting on international assignments gives you global exposure, without the need to relocate. Our established global network means you’ll always have access to A&O Shearman partners, law firm resources and unique international opportunities to enrich your legal career, enabling you to continue developing so you can flourish and succeed.

Stay in control

As a legal consultant, you can continue progressing and developing as a top-tier lawyer, without putting the rest of your life on hold. Steer your legal career in whichever direction you choose. Whether you’re looking for more control, choice or variety, as a Peerpoint consultant you’ll have the pick of the best challenges from across a range of sectors.

Move ahead with confidence

Whether you’re a UAE resident, or considering making the move, at Peerpoint we want to ensure you are set up for success. That’s why our experienced team take care of the administrative side of being in the UAE, including processing your visa, medical insurance and DLAD (Dubai Legal Affairs Department) registration, leaving you stress-free and ready to hit the ground running.

Inclusive outlooks

We celebrate what makes you stand out in the market. Lawyers based in the UAE, with a unique understanding and experience of the legal system, and fluency in Arabic are in high demand, and we’re committed to growing the number of our consultants with local experience.

Due to high client demand, we’d particularly like to hear from lawyers taking the next step in their law careers with the following experience:

  • 4-7 years’ PQE – commercial, corporate, banking (including project and asset finance) capital markets, funds, financial services regulation and dispute resolution.
  • 4-7 years PQE - banking and finance, debt capital markets, derivatives, corporate and financial regulation.
  • 4-7 years PQE – project development in construction, real estate, hospitality, oil gas, energy and renewables.
  • Arabic language proficiency and previous experience within the Middle East is desirable.

Find out more about legal consultant jobs with Peerpoint.

Our offices


5th Floor, Al Mamoura Building B, Muroor Road

Abu Dhabi

P.O. Box 7907

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11th Floor, Burj Daman Building, Al Mustaqbal Street, Dubai International Financial Centre


PO Box 506678

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