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Ref: HP350-5699

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As the Paralegal and the sole member of the legal team, you will be working on a managerial and administrative role and will report to the CIO.

Client Details

A holding company with a focus on Food and Beverages and having several portfolio companies.

Description

* Discuss case details with clients, attorneys, and other professionals.
* Prepare legal correspondence, affidavits, and other documents for attorneys.
* Aid in trial preparation and assist with other tasks when required.
* Prepare legal documents like briefs, contracts, wills, pleadings, and appeals.
* Investigate facts and laws of cases and explore public records to prepare cases and determine causes of action.
* Responsible for working with portfolio companies on a daily basis - including managing all legal and operational matters.
* Responsible for handling the secretarial work for two board meetings held every quarter for their portfolio companies.
* Liaise with external law firms for major commercial and compliance projects.

Job Offer

* Flat structured environment.
* Benefits such as bonus, medical and flights.

Requirements

* Must have at least 4 years of experience in the legal domain.
* Must have strong knowledge in common and civil law.
* Previous in-house experience would be preferable.
* Must be able to multitask effectively and manage time sensitive documents in a fast-paced environment.
* Must be able to draft in Arabic and English.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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