Friday, 11 June 2021

Legal Assistant Bilingual

 Legal Assistant Bilingual

Industry: Other

Career: Mid Career

Job Location: Dubai

Salary: Unspecified

Experience: 2 - 5 Years

Job Type: Full Time

Gender: Any

Street: Al Safa

City: Dubai


Job Description

A leading Law Firm in Dubai is looking for a Bilingual Legal Assistant. (Excellent proficiency in Arabic and English is a must)


Duties

  • Provide legal support by conducting extensive case-related research on facts and laws as well as search public records and other resources to determine the course of action.
  • Attend an Expert meeting.
  • Open new case files and ensure all required documents and complete client details are provided and kept in the file.
  • Create and manage a case management database and organize and maintain documents in a paper and electronic filing system (case engine).
  • Organize and monitor files related to handled cases and relevant transactions.
  • Prepare and draft legal notice, settlement agreement, pleadings, correspondence, bilingual contract and other legal documents under the supervision of the handling lawyer.
  • Register cases online.
  • Prepare the minutes of meetings with client or expert.
  • Obtain copies of court documents, such as judgment, case file and expert report.
  • Check case decision and update the concerned Advocate / Associate.
  • Prepare the Terms of Engagement letter in Arabic/English and make sure that it is signed by the client. Provide a copy to Accounts Department and shared network folder.
  • Monitor and follow up with the client regarding the status of outstanding invoices.
  • Update client using both Arabic and English languages.
  • Summarize / translate court decision / judgment as needed.
  • Arrange the necessary documents for legal translation and review the translated document before submitting it to the court/expert.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Prepare Power of Attorney (POA) online.
  • Assist lawyers in organizing exhibits and archiving exhibits online for their hearings and handle other tasks when needed.
  • Prepare legal documents for court submission.
  • Render legal opinion and advice on matters involving various legal issues.
  • Perform other duties assigned or required from time to time.


Qualification:

 Minimum Educational Requirement:

Male / Female; Graduate of Bachelor of Laws or higher degree from an accredited university.

Minimum Experiential Requirement:

At least 3 years of continuous practical legal training.


Preferred Skills

Proficient in MS Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel; Fluent in oral and written Arabic and English communications; Strong interpersonal skill; Highly organized; Keen to details; Must be able to effectively multi-task and meet deadlines; Must be able to function effectively in a busy, team-oriented environment; Strong analytical ability.


Deadline: 10/Aug/2021

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send their CVs: uaelawcv@gmail.com