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Senior Manager - Legal Affairs


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-5730

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is exclusively engaged with a Global Aviation Organisation to assist in the recruitment of a Senior Manager for Legal Affairs, to join their Dubai Office.

This role is heavily focused on commercial litigation with exposure to finance and contractual matters such as standard form agreements. You will be expected to provide guidance in respect to various legal matters, acting as the principle legal business partner and representative to the business.

Responsibilities will include evaluating legal policies, managing complex business matters, reviewing risk management to minimise legal risk and providing regulatory as well as compliance training. Furthermore, you will develop the company’s litigation strategies and be the primary contact for the company in litigation cases. You will have access to liabilities, restrictions, risks of transactions and mitigation strategies to create legal solutions to meet commercial needs.


To be considered for this role, you must have a bachelor’s Degree and preferably be Common Law qualified with 8 years PQE. A strong commercial background is essential, with experience in corporate and contracts. Ideally you will have worked in Private Practice, and have some knowledge of the aviation industry.

The role will require excellent business acumen and stakeholder management skills as well as strong communication skills in English, both verbal and written. You should be able to work effectively within a team, and have some managerial experience.

This is an incredible role and would suit someone who wants to develop their skillset and grow into a leadership role.

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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