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Projects & Construction Associate / Senior Associate Lawyer


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-4833

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a leading global law firm looking to hire a Projects and Construction Associate / Senior Associate with c. 4 – 8 PQE to join its market leading practice in Dubai. The firm would be interested in a high quality Common Law qualified Solicitor to undertake a broad range of projects and front end construction work.

The role will involve working closely with the lead Partner and senior Lawyers in the firm’s Dubai office and well as part of its broader Middle East network. The firm has a stellar reputation in relation to being involved with high profile power, energy and infrastructure projects across the MENA region. The firm is looking for a Lawyer to work on a mixed role of predominantly projects, commercial and construction documentation, along with project finance or corporate work that might be required.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a global leading law firms which is well established in the UAE market with clear long-term career developments prospects and the opportunity to play a key role in relation to high profile matters.


The firm is interested in speaking to a Common Law qualified projects and construction Solicitor with 4 – 8 years + post qualification experience gained at an leading international / legal directories ranked law firm and experience of dealing with a broad range of energy, power and infrastructure work.

The work will involve acting for high profile clients and complex matters, combined with excellent academics. Arabic language skills would be highly attractive, but are not required. The firm is interested in a Common Law qualified lawyer, either already based in the UAE / Middle East or interested in relocating from a top tier firm in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand etc. The firm offers excellent global law firm tax free remuneration in order to attract a good calibre candidate.

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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