Ref: GP186-5790

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with an international Law Firm who is looking to hire a Legal Translator to join their team in the Qatar Office. This role will report directly to the Arab speaking Partner and Office Manager.

As the In-House Legal Translator you are responsible for the translation of all legal documents including but not limited to: contracts, newly enacted laws and agreements from English to Arabic and vice versa. You will provide Arabic language support to the team of Lawyers and staff, and be required to update the team on any new legislative developments.

This position requires someone with excellent accuracy, and has the ability to set priorities in order to meet stringent deadlines. In addition, you will assist with administrative work as well as typing.


The successful candidate should hold a bachelor’s Degree or equivalent and with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar role. Fluency in both English and Arabic is essential with excellent communications skills both verbal and written. To be successful in this role, you must be meticulous, accurate and thorough, as well as willing to work longer hours if/when required.

You must work effectively with all team members and demonstrate effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills, and lead by example. Preference will be given to candidates who are already based in Qatar with experience in Qatari Law.

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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