Charterhouse is working with a leading Law Firm who is looking to hire a Construction Disputes Partner with 10 years + experience to head up its dispute resolution practice in Doha. The firm would be interested in a high quality 10 PQE + Lawyer with experience of construction litigation, arbitration and pre-litigation matters.
About the role
The role will involve working closely with the Partners and play a lead role in the management of the firm’s disputes practice. The firm has an excellent reputation in relation to construction work, with an existing client-base, gained over many years in the market. The firm is interested in an individual already in Qatar / the Middle East or interested in relocating. There is emphasis on high calibre individual, ideally common law qualified, client facing with strong track-record of construction disputes work. This is an excellent opportunity to join an established Law Firm in Doha market at a partner level, with a view to playing a lead role in the conduct of cases, development of the practice, clients etc. This is an opportunity to play a key role as part of the firm, where you will be actively involved with business and client development, with superb prospects for continued career and practice development.
The successful candidate should be a common law qualified construction litigation & international arbitration Solicitor with 10 years + high quality experience gained at an international / legal directories ranked Law Firm and experience of dealing with back end construction matters / familiarity with the suites of documents. This would be a good opportunity for an individual who has perhaps hit a glass ceiling and would be interested in exploring partnership / career development opportunities elsewhere. There is an interest in an individual who is interested to be involved in client and business development, with some form of existing network which you are looking to develop further.
The work will involve acting for high profile clients and complex matters, so demonstrable experience of leading on sizeable disputes is essential, combined with excellent academics. Arabic language skills are advantageous but not required.