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Leading Legal recruitment specialists

We are a top legal recruitment firm that specialises in hiring lawyers, paralegals and many other legal roles. From our Dubai office, our legal recruitment desk delivers local expert knowledge to match you with top legal talent. Whether you’re recruiting for an international law firm, private practice or an in-house legal team, we can accommodate hire requests across the Gulf region.

As one of the leading legal recruitment agencies in Dubai and the MENA region, we have a strong understanding of the technical briefs and nuances of legal roles, which ensures that we find the right fit for your unique circumstances. The result? An exceptional hire who goes the distance, adds value to your team, and fits in seamlessly with your organisational values.

Whether you’re looking to hire a general counsel for a global firm, a partner to provide leadership to your practice, or a paralegal to join an internal disputes resolution team, our legal recruitment consultants are ready to assist.

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Hiring Legal Staff Across MENA

Working across the MENA region – from Dubai to Kuwait, Abu Dhabi to Saudi Arabia – we work by sourcing the best local and international talent through a variety of different methods, including personal recommendations, strategic marketing, industry job sites, social media and regional press.

Our legal recruitment consultants specialise in hiring for both legal firms and in-house roles across a variety of sectors. We’re industry-agnostic, partnering with employers within the oil and gas, construction, private equity, investment banking and creative sectors, to name a few.

Recruitment for Legal Firms

As a specialist legal recruitment headhunter, we are a partner of choice for global law firms across MENA. Our intricate knowledge of the region, combined with our extensive network of exemplary legal professionals, underpins our legal recruitment expertise.

If you’re an international law firm seeking to expand your headcount in the Middle East, our legal recruitment consultants offer a truly bespoke service from the initial consultation to post-hire, ensuring that you are introduced to the best available legal talent.

Whether you require a managing partner, partner, head of legal, legal counsel, or associate for a prestigious assignment – don’t hesitate to tap into our expertise to find a future leader of your organisation.

Understanding in-house legal positions

There are many situations where a business may find they need to hire a lawyer or paralegal.

The roles we recruit include (but are not limited to) general counsel, legal associates, legal consultants and litigators. General counsel is often the most popular term used to describe a company’s primary source of legal advice, and the person who handles a variety of legal issues.

If your business has a corporate legal department, sourcing an exceptional in-house lawyer (such as general counsel, legal associate or a legal consultant) will strengthen your team.

If you’re looking for a law professional to help resolve a dispute, you may need to hire a litigator.

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Hire legal counsel

Hire legal counsel

Whether your business requires a seasoned corporate lawyer or an expert in a particular practice area, our streamlined process ensures you find the perfect fit for your organisation.

Our team of legal recruitment consultants take the time to get to know you and your business’ needs thoroughly before beginning the legal recruitment process. This means gaining a strong understanding of your team dynamics and organisational culture. In doing so, we present you with a curated list of qualified candidates who align with your company’s values and goals.

Hire a Paralegal

Hire a Paralegal

Exceptional paralegals are the cornerstone of any top-performing legal firm. Whether you require a paralegal with excellent organisational skills or specialised knowledge in a certain area, our team of experienced legal recruitment consultants can help.

Our industry knowledge and extensive network sets us apart, allowing us to connect you with top talent that may not be accessible through traditional hiring methods.

Hire a Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary

Hire a Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary

An efficient legal assistant or secretary is an indispensable asset to any successful law firm or department. Our legal recruitment consultants specialise in connecting organisations with highly skilled and dedicated legal support professionals. These top individuals possess the expertise to enhance your team’s productivity.

We recognise that legal support roles vary greatly depending on your needs. Whether it be a matter of practice area or organisational culture, we will tailor our legal recruitment efforts to your business’ unique requirements.


From our office in Dubai, we recruit local and international talent across the MENA region, including recruitment in Saudi ArabiaAbu Dhabi, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman. We also have offices in London’s West End and City, and in New York City. Tiger Recruitment GmbH is based in Zurich. As a legal headhunter, this global reach allows us to find the very best talent to ensure we find the perfect fit for your business.

Legal permanent recruitment

If you require a legal professional for a permanent assignment, we actively work with some of the brightest legal talent in the MENA region. We have strong experience in placing professionals in the most prestigious legal teams, so are well-placed to match the best talent with top legal firms.

Legal temp agency

Our legal recruitment consultants are equally adept at finding legal professionals for long-term temporary or contract assignments. From maternity covers through to project-specific hires, our temporary recruitment service can help you find the ideal candidate to ensure minimal disruption to your business.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the meaning of legal recruitment?

Legal recruitment is the process of sourcing, hiring and onboarding legal professionals on a temporary or permanent basis. A legal recruitment consultant works to fill all kinds of vacancies, from legal assistants to legal counsel.

How do you recruit legal professionals?

If you’re looking to hire legal professionals, working with a legal recruitment agency can make the process considerably easier. You can benefit from our expertise in recruiting for both in-house and private practice roles, streamlining your hiring and allowing you to interview the most suitable jobseekers.

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