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Dispute Resolution Associate 4 – 6 PQE


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4554

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a boutique law firm who is looking to hire an experienced Litigation and Arbitration Associate with c.4 - 6 PQE to play a key role within their Dubai office. The firm would be interested in a high quality Common Law qualified Junior Associate to undertake a broad range of disputes experience gained at a comparable global firm.

The role will involve working closely with the Partners and Senior Lawyers in the firm’s Dubai office. The firm has a good reputation in relation to undertaking complex litigation and offering a no conflicts alternative to the big global law firms. The firm is looking for a Lawyer to work on high value, complex cross-border litigation, investigations and international arbitration work across the EMEA region.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful small law firm which is well established in the UAE market with clear long-term career developments prospects and the opportunity to play a key role in relation to disputes work.


The firm is interested in speaking to a Common Law qualified Litigation and Arbitration Solicitor with 4 – 6 years + post qualification experience gained at an leading international / legal directories ranked law firm and experience of dealing with a broad range of contentious work. The work will involve acting for high profile clients and complex matters, combined with excellent academics. Arabic language skills would be highly attractive, but are not required. The successful candidate should either already be based in the UAE / Middle East or interested in relocating from a top tier firm in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand etc. The firm offers competitive tax free remuneration in order to attract a good calibre candidate.

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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