Commercial & Legal Manager

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Dubai, UAE


Charterhouse are working with a professional services company in Dubai who is looking to hire an experience Lawyer with at least 5 to 7 plus years’ experience to work as Commercial & Legal Manager. Our client is looking for an individual with experience of UAE commercial contract review and drafting to work in a fast paced environment.

The role will involve an interesting broad reaching legal counsel position, working closely with the business and senior stakeholders in relation to the legal aspects of the company’s operations in the Middle East region. This is a mixed remit covering corporate and strategic matters, restructuring etc., as well as day to day commercial contracts, managing external counsel, human resources as required. The position will involve managing other more junior legal, contracts and compliance personnel.


The successful candidate should be a Lawyer with at least 5 years' experience relating to corporate, commercial, contracts and human resources legal work, with experience of the drafting, review, negotiation and management of high value agreements etc. Preference would be for a candidate with in-house Legal Counsel experience gained either in-house with another company or in a UAE based law firm. The role does not require Arabic language skills.


The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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