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Corporate / Funds Associate NQ – 2 PQE


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4563

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with an offshore law firm who is looking to hire an additional Corporate / Funds Associate with c. NQ - 2 PQE + to join their Dubai office. The firm would be interested in a high quality Common Law qualified Junior Associate to undertake a broad ranging corporate and funds work, with a focus on offshore transactions and investment vehicles.

The role will involve working closely with the lead Partners in the Dubai office, as well as part of the wider international network. The firm is long standing in the Middle East / offshore market, with a good reputation and client base. The firm is looking for a Junior Lawyer with a strong corporate and funds experience gained during a training contract or post-qualification. This is an excellent opportunity to join well established law firm in the UAE market with clear long-term career developments prospects and the opportunity to work on high profile deals on offer for an ambitious individual.


The successful candidate should be a Common Law qualified Corporate and Funds Solicitor with c. NQ - 2 years + post qualification either already based in the UAE / Middle East or interested in relocating from the UK, Australia, New Zealand etc. You should have experience at an international / legal directories ranked law firm, with off or onshore experience as well as experience of dealing with a broad range of corporate work. The work will involve acting in relation offshore for high profile clients and complex matters, so demonstrable experience of transactions is essential, combined with excellent academics. There is an interest in candidates with offshore law firm experience, or those with a good corporate / funds experience who would be interested in developing a focus on the area. Arabic language skills are not required. 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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AED 9,000

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