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Legal Counsel - Technology & Public Sector


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4218

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with a global US technology company who is looking to hire a Legal Counsel to focus on technology licensing / cloud computing agreements for the businesses public sector clients across the UAE and Middle East & Africa region. An exceptional opportunity to join one of the world’s leading and progressive businesses.

The role will be to work with the public sector division, working closely with the business and management in relation playing the lead legal role relating to the drafting, negotiation and review of a broad range of technology agreements, relating to licensing, partnerships, reseller, tenders and proposals. Whilst also maintaining US and international government compliance and contracting rules / regulations.


The successful candidate should be a Lawyer with legal / bar admission in the EU, US or equivalent, with experience of working on technology agreements from either an in-house legal counsel role at a technology company or with a Law Firm. Some knowledge and experience of working government and public sector procurement and contracting matters is essential, whether in the Middle East or elsewhere internationally. This is an excellent opportunity for a Lawyer either already in the Middle East or interested in relocating to join a Blue Chip company.

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 26,000

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