Our Client, an International Law Firm, is seeking to hire a Paralegal to support their construction team in their Dubai office.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

General support

·      Carry out case-handling work delegated by partners/Construction Associates

·      Attend meetings with clients and third-party consultants and take minutes

·      Assist associates with the creation & maintenance of hard copy and electronic bundles/bibles/pleadings or arbitration files, client documents etc.

·      Research tasks & prepare notes on findings

·      Review documents for identification of relevant material

·      Prepare Cash flow forecasts

·      Prepare and update monthly the Arbitration Timeline Estimates, review billing guides and liaise with a relevant party in relation to invoices

·      Prepare and draft Power of Attorneys, Letters of Engagement, Terms & Conditions etc.

·      Supervise and manage the team's document controllers and liaise with different departments

·      Precedent systems/Dissemination of knowledge

·      Keep up to date on, and verify the currency of relevant local laws, procedures and government department

 

Reporting and administration

·      Coordinate group meetings, maintain the agenda and ensure that all necessary materials are available

·      Follow up with the team to ensure appropriate actions are completed

·      Enter time to be billed into the system

 

Translation

·      Arrange for and distribute translations as needed 

 

Requirements:

 

·      A graduate or post graduate qualification in law;

·      have at least 2 years' experience working in a professional services environment; law firm experience desirable; 

·      excellent communications skills; 

·      good interpersonal skills;

·      ability to work meticulously and have excellent attention to detail;

·      ability to work independently; and

·      strong computer skills with excellent word processing skills (e.g. Word and Excel).

 

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