Legal Translation Coordinator

RecruitMe FZE

Dubai, UAE

Ref: QP103-659

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Produce high quality, efficient written translations of legal and non-legal documents from English to Arabic and Arabic to English with minimum supervision
• Provide interpretation of legal and non-legal information upon request
• Carry out translation work in the most cost-effective and appropriate manner
• Review, proofread, and sense/spot-check of external third party translations upon request and as assigned by the Supervisor to ensure consistency, accuracy, and compliance with House Style
• Provide regular feedback on the work of the external translation providers
• Within reason, undertake any other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor
• Be willing to work outside of normal contractual hours to ensure timely completion of tasks and to meet deadlines


• Degree level education (translations or related discipline)
• Professional English level (written and spoken), to the level required to translate legal documents
• Professional Arabic level (written and spoken), to the level required to comprehend and translate legal and non-legal materials as described above
• At least three years' professional legal translation experience in the legal department of an international organisation or professional services firm, preferably an international law firm in the GCC
• Legal project management (advantageous but not essential)
• Fully bilingual in English and Arabic, written and spoken (essential)
• Mature and pragmatic with the ability to communicate confidently and effectively at all levels, including with senior management
• Clear and concise in verbal and written communications (essential)
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy
• A proven ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information
• Experience in dealing with a demanding workload with conflicting priorities, and to manage the expectations of all key stakeholders effectively
• Able to work well on own initiative as well as part of a wider team.
• In-depth knowledge of global IT systems and the ability to quickly learn new online tools specific to the legal sector (such as iManage, Workshare, etc.)
• Microsoft Office (PowerPoint/Word/Excel/Outlook/PDF)
• Knowledge of English and Arabic (dual-language) document formatting
• Proven internet research skills including: Mohamoon; Eastlaw;LexisNexis Middle East; and Westlaw Middle East
• Online searches for academic commentaries and news articles

About the Company

RecruitME are a specialized recruitment consultancy supplying top tier business support staff to Dubais leading multinational organizations. We carefully source, screen and select only the very best candidates to assist our clients in making easier recruitment decisions faster.

Differentiating ourselves from standard recruitment agencies our consultants have been carefully chosen for their backgrounds in business support for leading multinational organizations. Having been both the client and the candidate previously, we have an insiders understanding of the recruitment process and our clients needs.

What we do:

Specializing in business support positions we can assist in introducing a small selection of experienced administration, finance and human resource candidates with the relevant experience to benefit your business. Our careful screening process ensures that we have met with and can give a concise overview of each candidates skills and current situation before you meet them.

We pride ourselves on sending our clients only the very best available candidates in the market to ensure a simplified, hassle free and timely recruitment experience for all involved.

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