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Junior Counsel


Sharjah, UAE

Ref: GP186-4306

Job description / Role

Charterhouse are working with a holding company who is looking to hire a Junior Counsel. This particular office is a new set up, designed to manage the portfolio of a number of well-established subsidiaries. The position will be the sole member of the legal team and therefore a broad skill set is essential. The offices are modern and located in a lovely setting.

The position will be challenging and diverse. You will be required to manage all legal aspects of the portfolio, which includes approximately 5 companies. This will involve drafting and reviewing corporate / commercial contracts / agreements, company formation on/offshore, general employment, minute taking and general compliance.


The successful candidate should have a minimum of 2 years recent commercial experience, ideally from an in-house role. UAE experience is essential. You should have the ability to draft, review and negotiate many different contracts and agreements. You should also be understanding of the challenges of working in a small team. Arabic speaking would be an advantage.

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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