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Legal Counsel (6-9 Month)


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4162

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with a public sector organisation who is looking to hire a member of Legal Counsel who is common law qualified. The contract is on a temporary basis and is likely to be 6 - 9 months, located in Dubai.

You will be responsible in assisting the organisation with general international corporate & commercial work, including a heavy focus on M&A. You will also be drafting and negotiating a range of documents which includes shareholder agreements, licensing agreements, due diligence, joint ventures amongst others.


The successful candidate should be a common law qualified and have some experience working in-house. Ideally, you should have at least 5 years PQE and a strong corporate background. Due to the short nature of this contract, it would be most suitable to candidates currently out of work.

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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