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Corporate Associate 1 – 3 PQE


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4578

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a global law firm who are looking to hire an experienced Corporate Associate / Senior Associate with c. 1 -3 pqe + to join its Dubai corporate practice. The firm would be interested in a high quality common law qualified junior associate to undertake a broad ranging corporate / private equity transactional role.


The role will involve working closely with the corporate Partner in the firm’s Dubai office, as well as part of the wider Middle East and international network. The firm is long standing in the Middle East market, with a good reputation and client base. For this role you will be required to undertake M&A, Private Equity, JV’s, ECM and corporate advisory work.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a well established law firm in the UAE market, with clear long-term career developments prospects and the opportunity to work on high profile deals.

The firm is interested in speaking to a common law qualified corporate Solicitor with c. 1 -3 years + post qualification experience gained at an international / legal directories ranked law firm. In addition you should have experience of dealing with a broad range of corporate work. The work will involve acting for high profile clients and complex matters, so demonstrable experience of leading on transactions is essential, combined with excellent academics. Arabic language skills are desirable, but not essential. The firm is interested in a common law qualified lawyer, either already based in the UAE / Middle East or interested in relocating from the UK, Australia, New Zealand etc. Excellent tax free remuneration and package on offer to attract a high calibre individual.

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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