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Bilingual Legal Counsel - Arabic And English Speaking


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP186-4634

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a high profile technology company that is looking to hire a Bilingual Lawyer with c.6 years’ experience. This will be a key role in relation to corporate, M&A, digital, TMT and IP work relating to the company’s business activities, investments, acquisitions, strategic partnerships, JV’s etc.

The role will involve working closely with the Senior Lawyers and Internal Stakeholders in the M&A team / group level, in relation to international expansion, with an emphasis on the Middle East, Asia and Africa regions. The position will have a focus on legal aspects of corporate M&A, activity in the digital, telecoms and technology sectors as well as drafting documentation, managing due diligence processes and anticipating / mitigating risk.


The successful candidate should be a qualified Lawyer, with c. 6 years + experience working as a Legal Counsel within a large company or law firm. You should be fluent in Arabic and English, both written and verbal. Experience of working with the telecommunications and / or digital sector and knowledge corporate M&A legal work within that market is essential. There is an interest in candidates already based in Abu Dhabi or Dubai.

The role offers attractive remuneration, excellent bonus scheme, education allowance, family medical and flights, so a highly attractive package to bring in a high calibre individual. The role will be based predominantly in Abu Dhabi but will include regular travel to Dubai.

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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Legal Counsel salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 22,500

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