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Bilingual Legal Secretary (French/English)


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-5734

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is engaged with a market leading US Law Firm, who is currently looking to hire Bilingual Legal Secretaries (French/English), to join their office in Dubai.

This role will see a varied range of responsibilities supporting multiple Fee Earners and Partners within different practice areas. You will be an integral part of the team providing high levels of administrative and client service support.

Your responsibilities will include drafting a high volume of legal documents and correspondences with an excellent degree of accuracy to ensure the efficiency of the workload for lawyers within the team. You will also provide general secretarial support from scheduling meetings, taking client calls, diary, email and travel management as well as assisting with billing matters.


To be considered for this role, you should have a minimum of two years’ experience as a legal secretary working within an international law firm. You must also have a strong attention to detail, with the ability to work efficiently around deadlines and in a fast-paced, demanding environment. Candidates should be able to prioritise workloads and be pro-active and organised.

Many of the Fee Earners and Partners in the firm are of French nationality, therefore candidates are required to have excellent communication skills in French and English, both written and verbal.

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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