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Legal Counsel (UAE National)


Sharjah, UAE

Ref: GP186-3683

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with an Energy company in Sharjah who is looking to hire an in-house Legal Counsel to join its existing legal team. The position will be to undertake a broad range of corporate, commercial, contracts and litigation legal work as required.

This is an opportunity to join a substantial business, as a key part of its Middle East legal team. The remit for the role will cover matters across the Middle East. The company has a long established operation in the UAE so this is an excellent business to join for long-term career development.


The successful candidate should be a UAE National with at least 5 years legal experience relating to commercial, contracts, litigation legal work, with experience of the drafting, review, negotiation and management of agreements etc. The preference would be for a candidate with in-house Legal Counsel experience gained either in-house with another company or in a UAE based law firm. Energy, oil and gas sector specific experience is not required.

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 31,000

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