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General Counsel


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-941

The Role

Charterhouse Partnership is working with a leading company in Dubai who urgently require a General Counsel to join their offices. Reporting to the CEO you will be responsible for all legal activities within this rapidly growing business and will manage a team of Legal Counsels and Paralegals.

Your key responsibilities will include drafting and reviewing commercial and corporate contracts, monitoring regulatory issues as well as identifying and recommending loopholes with regards to relevant regulations. In addition you will be preparing and maintaining corporate legal documents and identifying potential IP disputes.


To be considered for this opportunity you should possess a minimum of ten years PQE and hold a bachelors Degree in law. You should be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of commercial and corporate law and will come from a background in broadcasting or media. You will have good communication skills in English; Arabic language skills are preferred but not essential. Some travel is required to Saudi with this role. If you are interested to work within this established organisation then we look forward to receiving your application.

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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