Legal Counsel (English/Arabic)


Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Ref: GP186-5847

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse have been instructed by a luxury travel and leisure organisation to assist with the hiring of a talented Legal Counsel to assist with an exciting new project in Ras Al-Khaimah.

The role will involve working alongside the General Counsel, supporting with reviewing, drafting and negotiating legal documentation, contracts and correspondence. You will be responsible for maintaining corporate records such as resolutions, director changes, amendments and so on, while also coordinating and reviewing board and committee signatures.

Responsibilities also consist of drafting and execution of documents related to new corporate entity formations, maintaining IP portfolios, providing support for standard corporate agreements including NDAs, contracts, and administration documentation and activities related to corporate restructuring such as mergers, formations, and dissolutions.

You will work effectively alongside other members to participate in the organisation’s performance management, becoming an effective contributor to annual performance reviews. This role will require you to assume initiative and contribute ideas for performance, cost, service and revenue improvements.


To be considered for this role, you must have excellent communication skills in English and Arabic, both written and verbal. Candidate’s will need to have a minimum of 3 years PQE with preference to those with experience in an International Law Firm. Middle Eastern experience is essential for this role.

The organisation is interested in speaking with an organised, detail oriented individual with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with senior management as well as external clients and vendors. You will need proven corporate awareness and experience.

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 25,500

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