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Construction and Litigation Associate

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 26/03/2017
• AED 30,000 - 50,000 Per Month
• Ref: 930536

Charterhouse is working with a global law firm that is looking to hire a junior to mid-level Construction Disputes Lawyer with a good technical background in litigation and arbitration work. The firm has a large and established construction disputes practice, with a high profile in the region and a reputation for dealing with large-scale and interesting matters. The successful candidate should be an ambitious Construction Disputes Lawyer who would be interested in gaining experience working within a leading team in Dubai. The role would suit a Lawyer coming from another legal directories rated construction law firm who is looking to enhance their career, either already based in the region or looking to relocate.

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Real Estate Associate 3-6 Years PQE

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 26/04/2017
• AED 35,000 - 39,000 Per Month
• Ref: 930594

Charterhouse is working with an international UK headquartered law firm who is looking to hire a Real Estate Associate with 3-6 years PQE plus to join its existing team and work closely with the Partners. As a varied role with a high profile international law firm, this will offer an excellent opportunity to build and develop your skill set. The role will involve working closely with well-regarded Partners in relation to acting for a broad client base operating in the region ranging from government entities, retailers, hotel and leisure businesses, contractors, developers and manufacturers. The successful candidate should be a qualified Solicitor and have demonstrable real estate and commercial property experience gained at a legal directories rated law firm. You should have a minimum of 3 years experience in real estate and commercial property work to bolster its existing team in the Middle East region. Candidates with 3-6 years PQE gained at leading Australian law firms who are interested in exploring international opportunities and relocating to Dubai are also of interest.

Senior Legal Officer (Arabic / English Speaking)

Location: Qatar
Posted On: 20/04/2017
• QAR 20,000 Per Month
• Ref: 930673

Charterhouse is working with a leading holding company with offices in Doha. With a wide portfolio of businesses, our client operates across a number of different industry sectors including construction and hospitality. Due to the expansion of the corporate commercial team, our client is looking to hire a bilingual (Arabic / English) Senior Legal Officer. Working with an established, thriving team, you will support the highly respected Chief Legal Advisor and will negotiate, draft and review a variety of commercial contracts in addition to corporate mergers and acquisitions and finance matters. You will also be involved in litigation matters providing day-to-day legal services for all departments for the holding company and subsidiaries within the group. The successful candidate should be a qualified Lawyer and have corporate commercial experience ideally within Qatar or the GCC. You should have a minimum of 3 years working within a similar role within a large group of companies. It is essential you have at least 7 years PQE and you are fluent in Arabic and English.

Construction Litigation Solicitor

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 17/04/2017
• AED 30,000 - 35,000 Per Month
• Ref: 930653

Charterhouse is working with a global law firm that is looking to hire a junior Construction Litigation Solicitor with 1-2 years PQE plus to join their highly regarded team in Dubai. As a major law firm, our client acts for household name clients, including master developers, government agencies, sub-contractors and energy companies etc. This position will require you to work on domestic and cross-border construction litigation and arbitration matters. You will also work closely with the Partners on high profile dispute resolution and arbitration matters. As part of a long standing and well established practice you will be given the opportunity to work and develop your career working on major disputes and settlements. The successful candidate should have good calibre contentious construction disputes post-qualification experience gained at a legal directories rated law firm, either in the UAE or looking to relocate having trained and gained experience in a major law firm in London, Sydney etc. Excellent tax free remuneration on offer to attract an individual with the long-term potential to be a Partner at the firm.

Senior Legal Counsel

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 10/04/2017
• AED 45,000 - 65,000 Per Month
• Ref: 930612

Charterhouse is working with a global technology business who is looking to hire an experienced bilingual Arabic and English Lawyer to undertake a standalone position in one of its subsidiary businesses. As a Senior Legal Counsel this role will involve working closely with the business in relation to dealing with a wide range of legal matters covering corporate, commercial, litigation and employment. As a varied role with a high profile business, this is an excellent opportunity to build and develop your skill set. The successful candidate should be a qualified solicitor and have at least 6 years high quality in-house legal experience, ideally with a multi-national business. You must be fluent in Arabic in both written and verbal communication. In addition, our client has stated preference for an experienced lawyer with in-house legal experience gained in the United Arab Emirates.

Lawyers looking to Relocate

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 06/04/2017
• AED 40,000 - 70,000 Per Month
• Ref: 930468

Charterhouse is instructed by a range of international US and UK headquartered law firms that are interested in speaking to English and Australian Qualified Lawyers, with good post qualification experience gained at leading top tier firms. We are looking for Associates with backgrounds in Banking and Finance, Debt Capital Markets, Corporate, Real Estate, Litigation and International Arbitration, Project Finance, Oil and Gas, Construction, Funds and Shipping. It is a well-trodden path for English and Australian Lawyers to build upon their life and career experience with law firms in Dubai, London, New York or Offshore and if you would be interested in exploring international relocation please get in touch for a confidential discussion about international career opportunities. Charterhouse has assisted many Lawyers looking to relocate internationally over the past 13 years and are well placed to provide the opportunities, guidance and experience to assist with making a move.

Corporate Associate 2 - 4 PQE

Location: Abu Dhabi
Posted On: 06/04/2017
• Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
• Ref: 930602

Corporate / Capital Markets Associate 2 - 4 pqe plus sought for an elite US law firm in Abu Dhabi. The firm is interested in speaking to a high calibre England and Wales qualified solicitor, who is either currently working in the UAE or with a Magic / Silver or US practice and interested in relocating. Interesting mixed role as part of the small team at a leading firm. The firm works with high profile clients and governmental entities in relation to large-scale head line grabbing work and transactions. The firm remunerates at New York rates to attract high calibre talent. If this role would be of interest and you would like a confidential discussion, please contact sgreenland@charterhouse.ae

Corporate / Funds Solicitor 3-7 PQE Cayman Islands

Location: Global
Posted On: 06/04/2017
• Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
• Ref: 930600

A leading offshore law firm is looking to hire a Corporate / Funds Solicitor with c.3 - 7 pqe to join its thriving practice in the Cayman Islands. This is a superb opportunity for a lawyer coming from an international legal directories corporate and / or funds practice to relocate. The firm has an established, directories rated corporate and funds practice in the Cayman Islands which works closely with the firms international network of offices. The work as part of a small team will be broad covering a range of corporate reorganizational, mergers and acquisitions transactional and investment fund establishment, structuring, regulation etc. This is an opportunity to work on interesting matters in a glorious location with excellent tax free remuneration. The role would be an excellent option for an individual with either solid experience of offshore work and interested in moving to the Cayman Islands or an individual with a strong corporate and / or funds background with an international law firm in London, Sydney, Dublin etc and an interest in relocating.

Construction and Litigation Associate

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 26/03/2017
• AED 30,000 - 50,000 Per Month
• Ref: 930536

Charterhouse is working with a global law firm that is looking to hire a junior to mid-level Construction Disputes Lawyer with a good technical background in litigation and arbitration work. The firm has a large and established construction disputes practice, with a high profile in the region and a reputation for dealing with large-scale and interesting matters. The successful candidate should be an ambitious Construction Disputes Lawyer who would be interested in gaining experience working within a leading team in Dubai. The role would suit a Lawyer coming from another legal directories rated construction law firm who is looking to enhance their career, either already based in the region or looking to relocate.

Corporate Associate

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 16/03/2017
• AED 30,000 - 50,000 Per Month
• Ref: 930478

Charterhouse is working with a leading regional law firm who has a long established presence and client-base in the Middle East. Our client is looking to hire a Corporate Solicitor. You will be working with a well-known partner in relation to a broad range of corporate matters, acting for clients across a range of sectors including insurance, real estate and energy. The successful candidate should be a mid to senior level corporate associate with a minimum of 4 years experience gained within the Dubai / Middle East region. You should be able to work within a small team with minimal supervision. The firm would ideally be interested in a lawyer already in Dubai / the Middle East with experience working in a busy corporate law firm in the region.

Banking and Finance Solicitor

Location: Dubai
Posted On: 15/03/2017
• AED 29,000 - 37,000 Per Month
• Ref: 930476

Charterhouse is working with a highly regarded, global, UK headquartered law firm with a long established Middle East presence and client base. Our client is looking to hire a Banking and Finance Solicitor. You will work in the established legal directories rated practice alongside the existing partner and associates, undertaking a mix of interesting work ranging through leverage, acquisition, real estate, securitisation, asset and Islamic finance matters. The successful candidate should have a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience within the banking and finance sector of a legal directories rated law firm. If you are interested in relocating to the Middle East or are currently on the ground here and looking for a new opportunity then this could be the next step in your career.

Legal Counsel - Capital Markets (In-house)

Location: Qatar
Posted On: 08/03/2017
• Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
• Ref: 930434

Our client is seeking an enthusiastic, professional and diligent Legal Counsel to join the Legal Capital Markets team. You will come from a top tier firm or major financial institution (G-SIB or equivalent) in Europe or Asia Pacific. The successful incumbent will have solid expertise in the following areas: Derivatives such as ISDA Master Agreements, CSAs, MCAs, confirmation process management, interaction with operations and settlements. Capital Markets including terms and conditions for investment grade bonds, high-yield corporate bonds and bank regulatory capital (e.g. CoCo, T1), IPOs and secondary equities issues with a strong grasp of due diligence procedures and prospectus analysis. Banking including primary and secondary market loan and security documentation. Regulatory issues affecting financial services and systemic risk, including interaction with regulators and major central banks. This is a key role in the business where your CV will speak for itself having solid experience working through the full economic and credit cycle. You will be a diligent, flexible and pragmatic individual with strong analytical skills. Additionally you should have solid interpersonal skills which enable you to work collaboratively with colleagues and senior management. Key prerequisites include a Masters Degree in Law, PQE of at least 10 years, native English speaker with solid knowledge of and experience in the capital markets. Finally you should come from a top tier firm or major financial institution (G-SIB or equivalent).

Legal Counsel - Corporate (Financial Services)

Location: Qatar
Posted On: 08/03/2017
• Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
• Ref: 930255

Charterhouse is working with a highly renowned brand which is also well-known in the MENA region. Our client is looking to hire a Legal Counsel to join their Qatar office reporting to the Head of Legal. You will join a fast-paced and demanding team that has consistently exceeded expectations in the delivery of outstanding legal advice. This is an excellent opportunity to move from private practice into a prestigious in-house position that will offer exposure to a lucrative market. The successful candidate should have at least 7 years PQE within a Magic Circle or Top Tier firm and come from a private practice background, preferably with in-house experience. You should be admitted to practice in the UK, Australia or the US, however applications from elsewhere will also be considered, particularly if you have regional GCC experience. In addition, you should have experience in working with corporate matters within a blue-chip organisation. Arabic skills are not essential however they would be advantageous. In return for your hard work, dedication and commitment to providing an outstanding service to clients, the company offers a clear career path with excellent exposure to influential projects.

Legal Counsel - Tax

Location: Qatar
Posted On: 08/03/2017
• Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
• Ref: 930436

Working with this leading organisation in the heart of Qatar will give you the opportunity to work within the challenges of both regional and international operations. Due to ongoing expansion our client is looking to hire a Taxation Legal Counsel reporting to the Head of Legal. You will have experience in and will be able to advise on mergers and acquisitions transactions, real estate transactions, structured financing, restructuring, financial products / derivatives and cross-border transactions. The successful candidate should have at least 10 years PQE and come from a top tier or Magic Circle firm or equivalent in-house experience ideally within the financial services sector. You will have extensive corporate tax exposure and will have the experience and confidence in taking a lead role on transactional work and international projects.

Legal Counsel - Mergers and Acquisitions

Location: Qatar
Posted On: 08/03/2017
• Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
• Ref: 930438

Our client is looking to hire a driven and specialised Legal Counsel - Mergers and Acquisitions to join a leading team in Qatar. The successful candidate should have extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions where responsibilities will include conducting / co-ordinating legal due diligence on corporate-led mergers and acquisitions transactions. You will review and negotiate mergers and acquisitions transaction documentation, draft and negotiate confidentiality agreements and engagement letters, review bid letters, external transaction materials and internal transaction evaluation presentations. You will also co-ordinate and execute legal aspects of transaction closings, prepare legal transition / integration handover information, ensure appropriate document and information management and track and manage legal spend in accordance with negotiated fee structures. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-respected organisation in their industry, therefore if you are a results focused and driven lawyer with the passion in M&A you will reap infinite rewards from this role.

Paralegal - Corporate Commercial, Financial Institution (Bilingual Arabic/English)

Location: Qatar
Posted On: 07/03/2017
• QAR 20,000 Per Month
• Ref: 930370

Charterhouse is working with a highly recognised financial institution. Due to continued expansion, our client is looking to hire a dynamic and team driven Bilingual (Arabic/English) Paralegal to join the Corporate Commercial Department. Working alongside the Head of Legal, you will provide full paralegal support such as proof-reading agreements, reviewing service and confidentiality agreements, drafting resolutions and minutes, maintaining corporate books and records and liaising with the both internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate should be an ambitious, motivated, professional, meticulous and dedicated individual who will want to work with highly successful and intelligent individuals. You should be a qualified Paralegal or alternatively hold a Law Degree. You should also be bilingual in Arabic and English to translation level and have at least 4 years experience in a corporate Paralegal role.


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