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Construction Disputes Senior Associate / Partner-Designate


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4676

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is currently working with a global UK headquartered law firm that is looking to hire a Construction Disputes Senior Associate / Partner-Designate to play the lead role in relation to its construction disputes offering in Dubai.

The firm has a successful construction disputes offering in the region and internationally, which as part of the growth strategy for the region, they are looking to bolster with the addition of a further Partner, Partner-Designate or Senior Associate looking to move into partnership and a lead role.


The candidate should be established in the UAE / Middle East market with a strong network, some client following, along with skill set. This would be an excellent opportunity for an individual who has perhaps hit a glass ceiling or is feeling marginalised to join a law firm that has construction work at the core of its offering and strategy and the opportunity for a fast-track career to partnership.

The level of entry into the firm i.e. either partnership or counsel, will depend on the individuals profile and business case. This as a strategic hire could be attractive to a Partner looking to move or a Senior Associate / Partner-Designate with some business case that has found the path to partnership blocked and would be interested in exploring alternatives.

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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Senior Associate salaries in UAE

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AED 13,500

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