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Project Finance Legal Counsel 5 - 11 PQE


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4613

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a large power and energy company that is looking to hire a Project Finance Solicitor with c. 3 - 11 PQE + to play a key role in its high profile and well established Dubai office. This will involve working with operations and projects across the Middle East.

The role will involve covering the full mix of project financing work, covering large-scale project from the outset to conclusion. The position will be to work closely with the lead Lawyer and the Senior Stakeholders on projects in the UAE and the broader Middle East and Africa. The role will be to provide project finance legal support, along with other legal work, in relation to provision of its high profile energy (renewables & conventional), power and infrastructure projects.


The successful candidate should be a Project Finance Lawyer, able to work independently so PQE is flexible i.e. 3 – 11 PQE, based either in the UAE with a leading international law firm, or interested in relocating from the UK, Australia or New Zealand etc. Our client has an interested in a high calibre individual who will be able and comfortable working independently and / or within a team structure. High quality mixed Finance Lawyers, with project finance experience and looking to specialise are also welcome for consideration. Excellent tax free rates of remuneration on offer to attract a high calibre lawyer.

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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