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Legal Secretary


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4888

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a leading international professional services firm who is looking to hire a proven Legal Secretary. For this permanent full-time role, you will be based in their regional office in Dubai and shall be offered a generous package including a discretionary bonus based on office performance.

You will have full responsibility managing the diaries of all fee earner's and Partner's proactively, as well as managing their inbox. You will also coordinate all meeting room bookings and be responsible for organising all travel arrangements such as reservations, flights, visas, ordering currency as well as managing expense claims.

In addition, there will be an events management element to the role, you will be arranging internal and external events to celebrate deal closing, client entertainment and supporting on-site when required. This is a superb opportunity to secure work within an internationally renowned and stable organisation.


The successful candidate will have at least 2 year's working experience gained within the legal sector specifically. The successful candidate shall already be based within Dubai. You will possess strong management and leadership skills, having a proven track record of managing various streams of administration within the legal sector. You will have experience of working with both Partners and fee earners in-order to deliver best practice and will be solutions-orientated. In character, you will be credible, highly knowledgeable of the legal sector and will possess excellent stakeholder management. You will also have outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

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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