Construction Legal Counsel job (Arabic / English), UAE


Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a leading global engineering and construction company that is looking to a hire a Legal Counsel with 5 – 10 years’ experience to play a key role in relation to legal work for the business’s in the UAE and broader Middle East. The role would be to work closely with the senior management, legal team and stakeholders in the company in the UAE and wider Middle East.

The role will be as Lawyer in relation to the company’s construction projects and disputes in the UAE and Middle East. The role will be a main point of contact for legal support, covering commercial, contractual, corporate, disputes matters relating to an engineering and construction company activities.


The client is looking to bring on board a bilingual Arabic and English legal counsel with 5 – 10 years’ experience, located in the UAE with construction sector market experience. The successful candidate will have experience in engineering and construction work and becoming from either a leading in-house or law firm background.
As a global corporation they are looking to hire a high calibre individual and there is a competitive remuneration on offer for a strong candidate.

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.