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AML Lawyer

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 17/05/2018
• AED 15,000 - 20,000 Per Month
• Ref: 932118

Charterhouse is working with a global law firm who is looking for an experienced AML Lawyer. This role will involve supporting the current AML Manager to ensure that the firm is fully compliant with AML laws and regulations, professional conduct rules and financial sanctions. In this role, you will be responsible for researching new and implementing current AML regulations, ensuring that the firm is compliant at all times. You will be required to advise on international finance sanctions applications including obtaining licenses. You will also draft and review engagement letters, NDAs and client terms. Additionally, you will assist with AML audits, advise on data protection and liaise directly with clients in regards to AML compliance. The successful candidate should have extensive experience working in a similar role for another law firm/legal department. You should be based in the UAE and have some experience of the local rules and regulations.

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Mixed Intellectual Property Associate C. 2- 4 PQE

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 27/05/2018
• Competitive Salary
• Ref: 932130

Charterhouse is working with a global law firm that is looking to hire a Mixed Contentious and Non-Contentious Intellectual Property Solicitor with c .2 - 4 years PQE plus to join its high profile practice, assisting the market leading Partners and broader team in the conduct of high value Intellectual Property work in the UAE and across the broader Middle East. This role will be to work closely with the Partners in both the Dubai, other Middle East and international offices in relation to undertaking a broad mix of Intellectual Property work, i.e. covering commercial IP work such as licensing, franchising, distribution along with the contentious aspects relating to high end Trade Mark, patent, copyright and enforcement and disputes work. The matters and clients that the team / firm are involved with are household names and at the cutting edge of the work undertaken in the region. The successful candidate should be a Common Law, UK / US / Australian etc. admitted solicitor with c.2 - 4 years PQE high quality intellectual property experience gained at leading legal directories rated law firm. Our client is looking for an ambitious and able lawyer who is currently based in the UAE or looking to relocate from London, Sydney, NZ etc. Market leading tax free remuneration on offer to attract a high calibre individual.

Construction Disputes Associate 1-5 PQE

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 27/05/2018
• Competitive Salary
• Ref: 932028

Charterhouse is working with an elite global law firm that is looking to hire a Construction Disputes Solicitor with 1 - 5 years' PQE plus to join its high profile practice, assisting the market leading Partners and broader team in the conduct of high value construction matters in the UAE and across the broader Middle East. This role will be to work closely with the Partners in both the Dubai, other Middle East and international offices in relation to undertaking a broad mix of construction litigation and arbitration work. The matters and clients that the team / firm is involved with are the high profile / value disputes across the region. The successful candidate should be a Common Law, UK / US / Australian etc. admitted solicitor with 1 - 5 years' PQE high quality construction disputes and arbitration experience gained at leading legal directories rated law firm. Our client is looking for an ambitious and able lawyer who is currently based in the UAE or looking to relocate from London, Sydney, NZ etc. Market leading tax free remuneration on offer to attract a high calibre individual.

Corporate Senior Associate 5-10 PQE

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 27/05/2018
• Competitive Salary
• Ref: 932115

Charterhouse is working with a global law firm that is looking to hire a Corporate Senior Associate with c.5 - 10 years' experience gained at a legal directories rated law firm, based in the UAE or possibly to relocate from the UK, Australia, Ireland etc. The role will be to play a key role in the corporate department of the law firm in Dubai. The position will be to focus on public and private transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and restructuring etc., along with associated commercial, financing and projects work e.g. JV's etc. The firm has a particular focus and strength in relation to acting for high profile clients in the oil & gas sector, across the UAE and broader Middle East region, so exposure to O&G specific work and transactions is essential. The successful candidate should be a high caliber corporate solicitor who is ideally already based in the UAE / Middle East with the relevant experience gained at a global UK / US law firm. Our client is offering a superb tax free remuneration package in order to attract the right level of individual. This role will have the potential for the individual to develop a business case with a view to partnership track. Arabic language skills are not required.

Commercial TMT Associate 2 - 4 PQE

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 27/05/2018
• Competitive Salary
• Ref: 932129

Charterhouse is working with a global law firm that is looking to hire a Commercial (Technology, Media and Telecommunications) Solicitor with c .2 - 4 years' PQE plus to join its high profile practice, assisting the market leading Partners and broader team in the conduct of high commercial TMT work in the UAE and across the broader Middle East. This role will be to work closely with the Partners in the Dubai, other Middle East and international offices in relation to undertaking a broad mix of commercial work. The expansion of the technology, media and telecoms markets in Dubai and the broader region means that there is an interesting flow of work, particularly relating to technology transactions, TMT regulation, new technology and products. The successful candidate should be a Common Law, UK / US / Australian etc. admitted solicitor with c.2 - 4 years' PQE high quality commercial TMT experience gained at leading legal directories rated law firm. Our client is looking for an ambitious and able lawyer who is currently based in the UAE or looking to relocate from London, Sydney, NZ etc. Market leading tax free remuneration on offer to attract a high calibre individual.

AML Lawyer

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 17/05/2018
• AED 15,000 - 20,000 Per Month
• Ref: 932118

Charterhouse is working with a global law firm who is looking for an experienced AML Lawyer. This role will involve supporting the current AML Manager to ensure that the firm is fully compliant with AML laws and regulations, professional conduct rules and financial sanctions. In this role, you will be responsible for researching new and implementing current AML regulations, ensuring that the firm is compliant at all times. You will be required to advise on international finance sanctions applications including obtaining licenses. You will also draft and review engagement letters, NDAs and client terms. Additionally, you will assist with AML audits, advise on data protection and liaise directly with clients in regards to AML compliance. The successful candidate should have extensive experience working in a similar role for another law firm/legal department. You should be based in the UAE and have some experience of the local rules and regulations.

Litigation Paralegal (Bilingual)

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 10/05/2018
• AED 16,000 - 22,000 Per Month
• Ref: 932077

Charterhouse is working with an international law firm, who is looking to hire a Bilingual Paralegal for its office in Dubai. The role is to work alongside a small team that focuses on a specific area of Litigation. The role will involve providing bilingual paralegal support to the senior lawyers in the team. You will be required to conduct legal research, attend client meetings, record memos in English and Arabic as well as handle filing and basic case management. The team works in a niche area of Litigation resulting in exposure to interesting work. The successful candidates should be able to speak perfect Arabic and English. You should also have a minimum of 1 year's Litigation experience. A law Degree is also an essential for this position.

Legal Secretary

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 09/05/2018
• AED 15,000 - 18,000 Per Month
• Ref: 932087

Charterhouse is working with an international law firm who is looking to hire a Legal Secretary to join its team. You will work within a busy team that handles a variety of transactional work. This position will mainly involve basic secretarial duties and is ideal for an individual early in their secretarial career. Your responsibilities will involve typing up various legal documents, opening and closing files, handling the full billing/invoice process, preparing bundles and general admin duties. The successful candidate should be well presented, professional and willing to work hard in a busy team. You should have a minimum of 1 year's legal secretary experience, including experience of billing / invoicing. Previous experience at an international firm would be an advantage.

Corporate Paralegal

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 07/05/2018
• AED 20,000 - 25,000 Plus Benefits
• Ref: 931821

Charterhouse is working with a global law firm who have a fantastic reputation across the world. Our client is looking to hire an experienced Paralegal with UAE knowledge in a range of corporate matters. The role will involve supporting a number of fee earners on all corporate matters. You will be responsible for preparing and drafting legal correspondence, such as application forms, POA's, memorandum and articles of association, as well as board and shareholder resolutions. The successful candidate should have UAE market experience and currently be based in the country. You should have 2 years' experience at an international law firm in a corporate team. A strong background in other areas of law would also be considered coming from a reputable firm.

Legal Manager - Banking (Arabic Speaker)

Location: Qatar
Posted On: 02/05/2018
• Competitive Salary
• Ref: 931861

Charterhouse is working with a leading bank in Qatar who is looking to hire an experienced, bilingual (Arabic and English) Legal Manager to manage the legal department. Reporting direct to the CEO you will take the lead role in advising the BODs, CEO and management and Executive Committees regarding all legal issues as well as regulations that will impact the operations, commercial and financial position of the bank. Your responsibilities will include working with the business and other support functions to assess the vulnerability of the banks business ventures, products and services to existing or future legal challenges. Your core accountabilities include setting of legal policies, managing legal risks, litigation and legal contracts, divisional cost and budget control, divisional continuous improvement and ensuring the effectiveness of the legal department is aligned with the corporate strategy and in line with local laws. The successful candidate should have a minimum of 11 years PQE and 5-6 years within a reputable bank in the GCC. You should possess strong knowledge of banking laws and be fluent in Arabic and English and an LLM or MBA is an advantage.

Paralegal - Bilingual Arabic / English

Location: Qatar
Posted On: 02/05/2018
• Competitive Salary
• Ref: 932056

Charterhouse is working with an international Law Firm who is looking to hire a qualified Corporate Commercial Paralegal to join its team. This is a role where first impressions count as you will be working alongside senior management and with clients delivering company secretarial services to the clients supplementing partner and fee earners' service. Providing a bespoke service tailored to clients' requirements your key responsibilities will include assisting and advising clients with the correct procedure and incorporation of companies as well as reviewing and drafting various commercial agreements, legal contracts and drafting resolutions and corporate approvals in both Arabic and English, some of which would include share transfer/change of shareholders, M&A due diligence and license renewals etc. You will also be responsible for maintaining confidential files and records and will handle all visa and immigration matters establishing key relationships within the ministries and government departments. The successful candidate should have either a Legal or Paralegal qualification accompanied by a minimum 3 years' experience in the same role. You should be a professional and well organised individual who is commercially aware and is able to work to deadlines and under pressure. A positive approach with strong team skills is also imperative along with a high attention to detail. Fluency in Arabic and English at translation level is a prerequisite for the role.

In-House Banking and Finance Solicitor 2 - 8 PQE

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 02/05/2018
• Competitive Salary
• Ref: 932058

Charterhouse is working with a high profile financial institution that is looking to hire a Banking and Finance Solicitor. Our client is flexible on PQE level and open to those individuals with c.2 - 8 PQE to play a key role in its existing legal team. The business is going from strength to strength so this an excellent time to join a high profile institution that is undertaking interesting, cutting-edge work across the UAE and wider region. This role will be to work closely with the General Counsel, legal team and broader business in relation to undertaking a broad mix of conventional and Islamic finance work, covering matters such as retail and wholesale bilateral and syndicated loans. The successful candidate should be an admitted solicitor with demonstrable high quality experience gained at well regarded law firm or in-house at an international company in the UAE / Middle East region. Arabic language skills and exposure to Islamic finance work are not essential. Our client is keen to speak to a lawyer with good background gained at a legal directories rated firm and ideally already based in the UAE.

Legal Secretary - Bilingual (Arabic and English)

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 01/05/2018
• AED 15,000-22,000 Per Month
• Ref: 932053

Charterhouse is working with a global law firm who is looking to hire a bilingual Legal Secretary. The role will involve providing high level secretarial support to senior members of the firm. The main duties of the position will be to support lawyers who handle a mixture of litigation cases, audio/copy typing in both English and Arabic, opening and closing files, preparing litigation bundles, full billing/invoice process, daily admin duties as well as assisting the other secretaries when required and basic translation duties. The successful candidate should be willing to work hard and as part of a smaller team. You should have law firm experience along with a minimum of 2 years as a Legal Secretary and Litigation experience. Knowledge of the court systems is also desired.

Corporate Associate / Senior Associate 4 - 7 PQE

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 30/04/2018
• AED 40,000 - 70,000 Per Month
• Ref: 932047

Charterhouse is working with a global law firm that is looking to hire a Corporate Associate or Senior Associate to bolster its existing offering in Dubai. Our client is interested in strong candidates with international law firm experience. Candidates who are bilingual in Arabic and English are of particular interest. The role will involve working closely with the lead corporate and commercial partners in Dubai and KSA, along with the other associates in Dubai and the firm's broader Middle East and international network. The role will involve working on interesting and high profile matters with a focus on corporate and M&A matters, with JV and broader commercial work. The successful candidate should be a Common Law qualified solicitor with 4 - 7 PQE demonstrable corporate experience gained at a recognised law firm, either already in the UAE or internationally and looking to relocate. Bilingual (Arabic and English) lawyers are of particular interest.

Business Development Coordinator

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 30/04/2018
• AED 20,000 - 22,000 Per Month
• Ref: 932051

Charterhouse is working with an international law firm who is looking to hire a Business Development Coordinator to cover the Middle East region. The role will be working closely with the current BD Manager. The firm have multiple offices across the region and you will be required to provide dedicated support in regards to marketing and BD. Duties will include, producing marketing materials, tracking and managing deals/experiences/cases, assisting with pitches/RFPs, events and updating website/bios. The successful should have law firm or high value professional services experience. You should be a dynamic and creative individual who is self-motivated to obtain results. You should also be educated to a Degree level and ideally have previous UAE/ME experience.

Corporate Associate c. 2-4 (Saudi National)

Location: Saudi Arabia
Posted On: 30/04/2018
• Competitive Salary
• Ref: 932048

Charterhouse is working with a global law firm that is looking to hire a Saudi National Qualified Corporate Associate or Senior Associate to bolster its existing offering in Riyadh. The firm would be interested in strong candidates with international law firm experience. The role will involve working closely with the lead corporate and commercial partners in the UAE and KSA along with the other associates in Dubai and the firms broader Middle East and international network. The role will involve working on interesting and high profile matters with a focus on corporate and M and A matters, with JV and broader commercial work. The successful candidate should be a qualified Lawyer with c. 2-4 years demonstrable corporate experience gained at a recognised law firm, either already in KSA or internationally and looking to relocate. Excellent opportunity for long-term career progression and training at a leading law firm.


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