Job description / Role
Charterhouse is working with an elite law firm headquartered in the US, who is looking to hire an experienced Corporate Associate NQ – 2 PQE to join its 2 partner led Dubai corporate practice. The firm would be interested in a high quality Common Law Qualified Junior Associate, coming from a magic / silver circle or a leading US law firm background.
The role will involve working closely with the 2 corporate Partners 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. The organisation is looking for a Corporate Lawyer to undertake M&A, Private Equity, JV’s, ECM and corporate advisory work as required.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established law firm in the UAE market with clear long-term career development prospects and the opportunity to work on high profile deals.
The successful candidate should be a Common Law qualified Corporate Solicitor with NQ - 2 years post qualification experience gained at an elite global law firm and have experience dealing with a broad range of corporate work. The role will involve acting for high profile clients and complex matters, so demonstrable experience of leading on transactions is essential, combined with excellent academics. Based on the scope of the role Arabic language skills are not required. The ideal candidate should either be already based in the UAE / Middle East or interested in relocating from the UK, Australia, New Zealand etc. The firm remunerates at leading US rates, which are income tax free so an exceptional market leading package is on offer.
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.