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Senior Legal Advisor – Litigation – Banking - (Arabic)



Ref: GP186-5007

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a leading local bank in Qatar who are looking to hire a locally available candidate with a strong Legal profile who has a proven track record handling litigation cases for large organisations.

The role will ensure adequate legal actions and measures taken by the legal department are in place to handle all legal cases filed against or by the bank. You will also be responsible for monitoring and overseeing all legal and risk related transactions to ensure the Banks processes, policies and standards are in compliance with all laws and regulations.

You will report into the Legal Manager where you will provide legal advice to all stakeholders on litigation matters; recommend and implement required legal action; liaise with external legal counsels providing necessary information and also obtaining weekly follow-up on all legal actions and proceedings. You will also maintain the legal cases reporting tools; provide detailed reports to senior management and also participate in dedicated committees on cases; ensure criminal claims for bounced cheques are followed through with the appropriate authorities and also be involved in any other tasks as directed by the Legal Manager


This is a great and immediately available opportunity for a driven and team focused legal professional with 6 years PQE who has experience in a Local/Gulf Bank in the same role. You should have outstanding communication skills in Arabic and English and be locally available in Qatar and ready to start immediately.

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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