Legal Practice Executive


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP186-6520

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a Global Law Firm who is looking to hire a professional and switched on Practice Executive to join their Abu Dhabi Office. Our client is looking for someone who can hit the ground running, and is confident in their approach with effective communication skills.

The Practice Executive role embraces a team working approach, collaborating with others within the team, including legal assistants, other practice executives and supporting multiple partners across the Middle East offices.

As a Practice Executive, your main responsibility is to manage the full billing cycle whilst working closely with finance to prepare invoices. This role will be the main point of contact for clients on billing and invoice matters. Alongside this, the practice Executive will also be responsible for some business development and marketing tasks.

This role will also be heavily administration related - assisting with finance administration, preparing and filing documents, document amendments and PowerPoint presentations.


The successful candidate should have a minimum of 5 years Legal secretarial experience working for another international law firm and with regional exposure, specifically handling finance and billing matters as well as administrative tasks. Experience using electronic systems such as IManage, Intapp or 3E will be an advantage.

The ideal candidate should possess strong attention to detail and work well in a fast-paced environment, completing tasks with energy, enthusiasm, and should be extremely organized.

Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written are essential for this role. It is also crucial that the candidates have a positive and bright personality with a passion for learning and be team orientated.

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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