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Senior Legal Counsel


Sharjah, UAE

Ref: GP186-3604

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is currently instructed by a company with a diverse portfolio of businesses and investments that is looking to hire a senior corporate and commercial legal with c.6 - 8 years experience to work closely with the executive management in relation to managing the legal and corporate governance aspects of the company's activities and investments.

The role will involve working with senior individuals in the business in relation to strategic matters, transactions and agreements. The business is interested in a Common Law qualified lawyer. Arabic language skills are advantageous but not required. The role will be based in the companys Sharjah headquarters.


The successful candidate should be a qualified solicitor with experience of corporate and commercial legal work, ideally gained from working in-house and with a recognised law firm. The business and its subsidiaries / investment vehicles are well established in the UAE, the wider Middle East and beyond, with a broad range of businesses, enterprises and commercial offerings in a range of sectors.

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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Legal Counsel salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 31,000

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