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Senior Legal Counsel


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-5282

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a multinational company looking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel with 6+ years post qualification experience in Project Finance, PPP, Infrastructure and Construction Projects.

The role will involve working and managing litigation and arbitration cases and in collaboration with external advisors and law firms. The ideal candidate must be able to provide front-end advice on contracts, review of tender documentation and risks allocation at bid stage.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a global company 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 Qualified Lawyer with minimum 6 years post qualification experience in Project Finance, PPP, Infrastructure, Construction Projects and Dispute Resolution matters. The ideal candidate must prove experience as a legal counsel or similar position in business environment related to construction and/or property work and projects.

The candidate must be a native Arabic speaker with excellent English language skills.

Western qualification/background will be advantageous. Competitive tax free remuneration and package on offer to attract a high calibre individual.

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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AED 23,500

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