Senior Specialist - Legal Affairs


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-5786

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

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

This role is heavily focused on commercial contracts and litigation. You will be expected to provide guidance and input in respect to various legal matters across the business. You will also be liaising with multiple stakeholders on complex business critical matters.

Responsibilities will include evaluating legal policies, managing complex business matters, reviewing risk management and developing a range of legal documentation as well as providing legal and regulatory training for clients.

Furthermore, you will evaluate liabilities, legal restrictions and risk of proposed transactions and practical legal solutions to meet company’s commercial needs. You will also negotiate value agreements, and implement company litigation strategy.


To be considered for this role, the candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree and preferably be Common Law qualified with 6 years PQE. A strong commercial background is essential, with experience in corporate and contracts. Ideally you will have worked in Private Practice or/and have experience in the aviation industry.

The candidate must have excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal along with exceptional business acumen and stakeholder management. You should be able to work effectively within a team.

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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Senior Specialist salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 48,000

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