Arabic Paralegal / Legal Assistant for an International Law Firm

A Leading Recruitment Agency in UAE

Dubai, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP713-1713

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Arabic Paralegal/Legal Assistant up to 15k Aed for an International Law Firm in Dubai

• 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

JOB DESCRIPTION:
• 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

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 litiigation 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

About the Company

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Legal Assistant salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 10,500

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