Legal Counsel (Contracts)


Doha, Qatar

Ref: GP186-5913

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is recruiting for a leading Qatari owned group, who has an extensive portfolio of retail outlets, brands and consumables and B2C/B2B services, within fundamental sectors such as sports and fitness, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, real estate and technology. Our client is looking to hire an in-house Legal Counsel to work within the Legal Department of the conglomerate.

In this role, you will be responsible for providing legal advice on all kinds of Contracts and Agreement and enforce legal due diligence. You will ensure that all negotiations, execution and terminations of any contracts are in compliance with the Company’s business practices, policies and procedures and in compliance with the applicable laws, and liaise with third parties and suppliers in negotiating terms.

Your main priority is to safeguard the interests and best business practices of the company, and provide legal consultation as well as having sound exposure to drafting and reviewing of all kinds of contracts.


To be considered for this role, you must hold a Law Degree from a reputable University and have at least 10 years overall experience, 5 years of which, as a practicing lawyer or in-house counsel. This role requires an individual who is equally able to work effectively alone and as part of a team.

Someone with high integrity, self-motivation, confidence and who shows initiative. Fluency in both English and Arabic is mandatory, and French is advantageous. The ideal candidate must be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines, be a good negotiator and have sound PR skills.

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 Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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