Financial Markets Associate


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-5746

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is in partnership with a well-established US Law Firm who is interested in hiring a Financial Markets Associate to join the market leading practice in their Dubai office.

The role will involve working closely with the lead Partner and Fee Earners in the firm as well the broader global network of high calibre associates.

The position will revolve around assisting a diverse client base of global financial institutions, issuers, funds, asset managers. You will also assist in a range of matters from closing high value financing transactions, advising on compliance, investigations and enforcement issues to handling sophisticated financial litigations such as structured finance, derivatives and class action litigation.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a global leading 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 high profile matters.


The firm is interested in speaking with candidates with 2-5 years of post-qualified experience within leading international law firms. Successful candidates will have strong academic records and qualifications.

You should be common law qualified. Regional experience is an advantage but not required. The candidate should have excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal. Arabic and French language skills are advantageous but not required.

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 Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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AED 5,500

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