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Corporate Associate / Senior Associate 5 PQE Plus


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4302

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse are working with a leading UK headquartered international law firm who is looking to hire an experienced Corporate Associate or Senior Associate to play a key role within its high profile offering in Dubai. The firm would be interested in a high quality Senior Associate with 5 PQE + to undertake a broad ranging corporate role.

The role will involve working closely with the corporate Partner in the firm’s Dubai office, as well as part of the wider international network. The corporate Partner / firm has a long-standing reputation and client-base across the Middle East, dealing with government, local family group / holding companies, corporations etc. The firm 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 long-term, well established law firm in the Dubai market with clear partnership prospects for ambitious individual who is interested in getting actively involved with client and business development.


The successful candidate should be a qualified Corporate Solicitor with c.5 – 10 year + high quality 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 not required. The firm is interested in an ideally Common Law qualified Lawyer, either already based in the Middle East or interested in relocating from the UK, Australia, New Zealand etc. Competitive 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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Senior Associate salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 13,500

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