Arabic Paralegal/Legal Assistant for an International Law Firm

A Leading Recruitment Agency in UAE

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP713-1688

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Arabic Paralegal/Legal Assistant Up To 15k Aed For An International Law Firm In Dubai Position

- Support the attorneys by assembling and organizing legal documents for the trial
- Help lawyers prepare case documentation, submissions and statement of claims
- Instruct parties on the court appearance schedule and ensure that the litigation system/ software is updated correctly
- Record the summary of proceedings in each of the case
- Organize case files, attend court inquests, transcribe legal opinion and compile litigation documents
- Write reports, conduct legal research, take witness statements and attend meetings with experts or claimants
- Maintain documents received from clients and retrieve & organize evidence for use at depositions and trials
- Manage assigned client cases’ files and liaison with responsible departments
- Meeting clients of the organization, finalizing the professional fees
- Manage the administrative elements of each client account
- Renewal and follow up for registration of lawyers with the ministry and government of Dubai.
- Manage and follow up on the service agreements/ contracts related
- Record the summary of proceedings in each of the case and relay it to the concerned paralegal/ associate, for regular client updates
- Ensure the court fees, fines etc. are paid for, on a timely basis for each of the cases

Requirements

- POSITION: PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANT
- SALARY: up to 15,000 AED full package, depending on experience and qualifications
- SHIRING COMPANY: International Law Firm
- WORK LOCATION: Dubai, UAE
- AVAILABILITY: Immediate (max - 1 month)
- EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Permanent

CANDIDATE PROFILE:
- Open to Arabic nationalities
- Male, 45 years old and below

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
- Bachelor's degree in in Law is required
- Minimum 5 years of prior experience working as Paralegal or Legal Assistant in the Litigation department of an International Law Firm here in UAE
- Knowledgeable in Litigation cases and Litigation/Lawyer Software
- With Legal database certifications (such as LexisNexis or Westlaw) Experienced in updating or following up the client
- Has Strong legal administration, documentation, verbal communication and client relationships skills
- Excellent knowledge of legal terminology and UAE laws
- Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
- Proficient in basic computer applications
- Excellent English and Arabic language skills
- Presentable and with excellent communication skills
- UAE driving license is a must

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