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Corporate Legal Counsel 4 – 6 PQE


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP186-4503

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a high profile investment fund who is looking to hire a mid-level 4 – 6 PQE UK or US qualified funds / Corporate Lawyer to join its legal team in Abu Dhabi. A rare opportunity to join a high profile organisation in an interesting role

The role will involve working closely with the General Counsel, legal team and broader business / stakeholders, in relation to institutions investment and asset management activities. This role will also involve working with big name private equity funds, real estate funds, secondaries, alternative investments on a global scale. This legal team, works closely with the investment team in relation to a range of asset classes on big ticket investments, so the opportunity for a Lawyer to gain the level and breadth of exposure on deals that is unlikely in many organisations and never in law firms.


The successful candidate should be a UK or US qualified corporate / funds Lawyer with c. 4 – 6 PQE for the role. The candidate should be coming from a Magic / Silver Circle law background and / or with in-house experience gained a major financial institution. There is an interest in candidates already in the UAE or open to relocating from the London market. Excellent tax free remuneration and package on offer to attract a high calibre individual who is interested in joining the team for the long term.

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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Legal Counsel salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 25,500

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