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Chief Legal Officer (Arabic Speaking)



Ref: GP186-4296

Job description / Role

Our client is a newly established parent company for an existing family business which has been operational over 30 years. They are going through a transformation phase and have an exciting opportunity for a Chief Legal Officer to join the senior management team.

The incumbent will provide strategic and commercial legal advice to the CEO and BOD’s ensuring they provide sound legal advice and protect the legal interests of the company minimising risk and exposure across the organisation.You will also be responsible for but not limited to establishing the legal department, maintaining all legal compliance locally and internationally, commercial and contract management, draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents, keep abreast with industry changes and regulatory frameworks and develop the legal policy and procedures.


To be considered for this exciting and challenging opportunity the successful candidate should have held the same position and be PQE 10 years Law. You will have gained extensive exposure in the Middle East with exposure to cross-border transactions.You should have excellent negotiation skills, broad competencies including regulatory, risk management and compliance and have extensive experience working with multiple stakeholder and complex legal matters.

About the Company

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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