Focused on In-House, Law Firm (Associate)

Saad Akhtar

Associate Director


After completing his GDL, Saad spent five years recruiting lawyers in the London market with a boutique legal recruitment agency. Having progressed from Researcher up to Associate Director, his interest in the international market took him to the Middle East.

Saad has been based in Dubai since 2019 recruiting lawyers of all levels for top UK and US law firms, as well as in-house. He believes in building genuine long-term relationships with clients and candidates alike, and has developed a reputation for being honest and consultative.

Having solidified his reputation in the local market, Saad is now a go-to supplier for many of the most well established and prominent law firms in the region.


  • English
  • Urdu


  • Queen Mary University of London, Biology & Psychology
  • BPP Law School, GDL