Legal PA/Secretary (Temp)


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-3704

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with a Magic Circle law firm based in Dubai who is looking to hire a Legal PA/Secretary to cover maternity leave for a period of 9-10 months. The company is regarded as one of the best in the world and can offer candidates an interesting and varied role within the dispute resolution team.

As Legal PA/Secretary, you will support 3-4 fee earners in the dispute resolution team. Responsibilities will vary on a day-to-day basis but will involve client engagement, basic marketing and business development duties as well as general administrative tasks. You will proactively manage the fee earners' diaries plus arrange travel and accommodation when required.


The successful candidate should have a legal background and previous secretarial/PA experience. Arabic speaking skills would be an advantage, but not essential. Suitable candidates should be educated to A-level standard and have secretarial qualifications.

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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