Job description / Role
Charterhouse is working with a global law firm who is looking for a Construction Paralegal to join its Doha team. This is a new position, and an exceptional opportunity to join a reputable international firm where you will be responsible for assisting the fee earners and partners in the Construction Team.
The role will involve assisting on a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters, with a focus on contentious. You will assist with research, collating relevant material for the legal matters assigned, preparing/bundling case documentation and briefing notes, maintaining case files, drafting legal documents, as well as assisting with any other adhoc paralegal administration responsibilities.
The successful candidate should have a proven track record/or interest in arbitration, and ideally with construction experience. You should be a driven, team focused individual who is commercially aware of the Qatar market and looking for a long-term career in an international firm. You should have a strong academic background from one of the top global prestigious universities in law and should have completed your PGDL + LPC or BVC or LLM. If you are a non-native English speaker, it is essential that you are fluent in English written and spoken and will be a qualified lawyer in your own jurisdiction. This is an immediate start and all CV’s will be received in the strictest of confidence.
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.