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Corporate Associate 1 - 4 PQE


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4630

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a law firm headquartered in the US, who is looking to hire a Corporate Associate with c.1 - 4 pqe to join its Dubai 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 lead Corporate Partner in the firm’s boutique Dubai office, as well as part of the wider international network. The firm is long standing in the Middle East market, with a good reputation and client base. Their particular sector strength is acting on behalf of energy, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals, and venture capital clients.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established law firm in the Middle East market with the potential for excellent deal and client exposure from the outset. Excellent career prospects and the opportunity to work on interesting deals on offer for an ambitious individual.


The firm is interested in speaking to a Common Law qualified corporate Solicitor with c.1 - 4 years + post qualification experience gained at an international / legal directories ranked law firm and 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 required. 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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