Paralegal

Chalhoub Group

Dubai, UAE

Posted on: 20 Jun 2024

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JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE

Employment: Full Time

INSPIRE | EXHILARATE | DELIGHT

For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear.

Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer.

Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work®.

To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up "The Greenhouse", which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalysed by forward thinking and future-proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles.

What you'll be doing

As a Paralegal, you will be responsible for supporting the Strategy, Growth, Innovation and Investment joint venture vertical of the Legal Department in various legal tasks, such as collecting documents, conducting legal research, drafting, reviewing, and amending documents/reports, and organizing files, as required.

- Conduct legal research using online databases, libraries, and other sources including external law firms.
- Preferred candidates will have experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), venture capital (VC) transactions and general corporate legal matters.
- Draft and review legal documents, such as service agreements, distribution agreements, retail agreements, board and shareholder resolutions, letters, articles of association and other constitutional documents, including incorporation and share transfers.
- Upload constitutional documents on portals or submit them to the authorities for final execution as required.
- Ensure due diligence and compliance with authorities' requirements.
- Review and proofread legal documents for accuracy and completeness.
- Follow ethical and professional standards and regulations.
- Organize and maintain files, records, and evidence related to legal files.
- Use and update our files on our various software and drives.
- Send documents for signature (digital or not)
- Communicate and coordinate with lawyers, clients, and other relevant stakeholders.
- Perform administrative tasks supporting the Legal Managers
- Keep track of deadlines and calendars when required

Requirements:

What you'll need to succeed

- Bachelor's degree in law.
- Experience in working as a junior legal counsel, paralegal, intern, or a legal assistant.
- Proficiency in using computer software, such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and legal databases.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

What we can offer you

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

The Chalhoub Group is the leading partner for luxury across the Middle East since 1955. As an expert in retail, distribution and marketing services based in Dubai, the group has become a major player in the fashion, beauty and gift sectors regionally.

By blending its Middle East expertise and intimate knowledge of luxury, Chalhoub Group is building brands in the region, by offering service excellence to all its partners and a unique experience to its customers through its passionate teams.

With a growing workforce of more than 9,000 people, implemented in 14 countries, as well as the operating of over 470 retail outlets, the group's success is attributed to its most valued asset of highly skilled and dedicated teams. Professionalism and passion are what fuel the Chalhoub Group's competitive edge in today's market.

By being committed to implementing sustainable practices into their business, the Chalhoub Group has been awarded in 2013 the CSR Label from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce.

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