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Judicial Clerk/Paralegal

Irwin & Dow

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP447-1053

Job description / Role

We are seeking a Judicial Clerk / Paralegal, ideally with Common law experience for our prestigious, professional services client. This is a very exciting organisation with a strong remit and we are seeking an individual who has had specific experience in either the UK, USA and/or Australian legal system.

The role encompasses responsibility for all activities for official submission, collection of application approval and the prompt processing of all legal documents and filings. Full administrative support is required as well as strong research skills within the legal field and the ability to present findings to judges, case studies and complex document filing and drafting judgements and orders; you are the main focus for the client, providing up to date and detailed reports on a regular basis.

Strong administrative skills, coupled with excellent organizational ability and high attention to detail are required for this position. The successful candidate will be highly analytical and have strong English grammatical ability, being able to write clearly and concisely, whilst under pressure and draft and implement decisions and policies. Additionally, you will maintain close relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and conduct extensive legal research; preparing advanced presentations to support the research. There will be ad-hoc project work and day to day administrative duties for the department as a whole.


This is a dynamic and fast paced environment, where you will be expected to be highly self-motivated with excellent time management and inter-personal skills. Candidates must possess a Bachelor of Law or equivalent and further legal qualifications and / or Bar Admission would be considered of huge advantage. Candidates must have a minimum of five years’ experience within a court / chambers environment ideally and be committed to this stringent application process.

Due to the scope and nature of this role, we will only consider candidates who have the exact qualifications and experience and whose native language is English.

About the Company

Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.

Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.

Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.

Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates.

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Paralegal salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 15,500

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience