Job description / Role
Charterhouse is working with an international law firm who are searching for a bilingual Legal Secretary. The main focus of this role will be to support the disputes litigation team, with occasional support to other teams.
You will be working closely with a Senior Partner who has a long history in the UAE. The work will involve a variety of disputes work including construction, real estate, commercial and banking. There will be occasions where you will be required to support lawyers on other teams such as Corporate/Finance. Alongside the secretarial support, the role will involve reception cover and basic office management duties.
To be suitable for this position you should have at least 2 years of recent legal secretary experience with litigation/disputes. You should have strong communication skills and be bilingual in both Arabic and English. You should be a proactive worker and able to use your initiative to work with minimal supervision.
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.