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Policy Advocacy Counsel


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-5314

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse has been engaged by an incredible organisation that is focused on developing business networks across the UAE helping businesses promote and develop common business interests across the UAE and broader range.

As the Policy Advocacy Counsel you will be involved in contributing to create a favourable business environment helping businesses achieve their vision and strategic objectives. The key aspects of this role will be legal research and international benchmarking as well as analysing business issues, interpreting advocacy, legal issues and reviewing drafts of new business law amendments.

You will manage communication with stakeholders, assist in preparing reports and review business plans as well as work closely with any business internal and external committees.

This role will sit within the Legal Affairs team and will directly report to the Senior Manager of the team.


To be considered for this role you should have a BA in Law with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position ideally with a focus on Local, Civil and Common Law. You should have strong knowledge of policy making and policy advocacy process. A keen interest in research and academic work related to commercial and economic laws and regulations is key for success in this role.

Strong written and verbal communication skills in Arabic and English are preferred.

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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