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Legal Counsel – Commercial / Real Estate Experience Ref: 933084


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4281

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with a major UAE holding company who is looking to hire an experienced high calibre Legal Counsel to join its legal team in Dubai. The organisation would be interested in a Lawyer that is already based in the UAE and has experience of corporate, commercial and real estate legal work. Particularly around acquisition and investment in the real estate sector.

The role will involve working closely with Senior Legal Counsel and the wider business in relation to a broad range of legal work, across its different divisions. The business invests in the real estate sector in the UAE, wider Middle East and internationally, with a large portfolio of properties so experience in the real estate legal work is needed to some extent. This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading company that is expanding in the Middle East, offering excellent work and long-term career prospects.


The successful candidate should be a legal counsel with c. 5 years' + experience gained working at a law firm and / or as part of an in-house legal team. The suitable candidate should be UAE based, and a qualified Lawyer. Arabic language skills are advantageous but not essential. The salary is AED 35,000 – 45,000 per month (maximum) depending on experience, plus car, education allowance and family benefits package.

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 24,500

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