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Corporate / Commercial Associate / Senior Associate 5 PQE +


Doha, Qatar

Ref: GP186-4401

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a leading law firm who is looking to hire an experienced Corporate / Commercial Associate / Senior Associate with 5 PQE + to join its Doha practice. The firm would be interested in a high quality Common Law qualified Junior Associate to undertake a broad ranging corporate transactional and commercial role.

The role will involve working closely with the Partners in the firm’s Doha office, as well as part of the wider Middle East and international network. The firm is long standing in the Middle East market, with a good reputation and client base. The firm is looking for a corporate Lawyer to undertake M&A, Private Equity, JV’s, ECM, corporate advisory along with some commercial work as required. This is an excellent opportunity to join well established law firm in the Doha market with clear long-term career developments prospects and the opportunity to work on high profile deals on offer for an ambitious individual.


The successful candidate should be a Common Law qualified Corporate Solicitor with 5 years + post qualification experience gained at an international / legal directories ranked law firm and experience of dealing with a broad range of corporate and commercial work. The work will involve acting for high profile clients and complex matters, so demonstrable experience of leading on transactions is essential, combined with excellent academics. Arabic language skills are desirable, but not required. The firm is interested in a Common Law qualified Lawyer, either already based in the Doha / Middle East or interested in relocating from the UK, Australia, New Zealand etc. Competitive tax free remuneration and package on offer to attract a high calibre individual.

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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