Business Development Manager - Legal


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP186-4490

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with a top global law firm who have an office located in Abu Dhabi. The firm are consistently ranked amongst the world’s best, meaning their clients are major businesses/brands and large government entities. Our client is looking to hire a Business Development Specialist who will work closely with Partners and the global BD team to maximise potential business opportunities in the MENA region.

This role will oversee the whole MENA region, reporting directly to a BD Director in London. You will be responsible for all strategic and operational duties, supported by other office administrators. Whilst this is a cross practice role, there will be a focus on M&A, capital markets, projects & finance. The job title can be flexible up to Manager and there will be opportunities to visit other global offices.


The successful candidate should have a minimum of 3 years legal BD experience in the UAE. For this role, you will need to be living in Abu Dhabi, or willing to re-locate from Dubai. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the worlds best law firms.

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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