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Senior Legal Counsel (Bilingual Arabic & English)


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP186-4194

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with a leading global engineering and construction company that is looking to a hire a Senior Legal Counsel to play the lead role in relation to legal work for the business’s Saudi Arabian operations. The role would be to work closely with the senior management, legal team and stakeholders in the company in KSA and wider Middle East.

The role will be as the lead Lawyer for Saudi Arabia and can be based out of Riyadh or Al Khobar, depending on the candidate’s preference. The role will be the first point of contact for legal support, covering commercial, contractual, corporate, disputes matters relating to an engineering and construction company activities.


The successful candidate should be a bilingual in Arabic and English legal counsel with 8 – 15 years’ experience, ideally located in KSA with market experience. The individual will have experience in engineering and construction work and becoming from either a leading in-house or Law Firm background. There is a strong preference for a KSA national for the position, but excellent bilingual candidates will also be considered.

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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