Paralegal

Experience level: Intermediate
Language requirements: Bilingual (Arabic/English)
Term: Permanent
Department: Litigation
Office: Abu Dhabi
The role

 

We are currently looking for a Paralegal who can assist our Litigation team in Abu Dhabi 

The main duties will include:
Perform legal research, checking facts, gathering client information and  evidence and completing paperwork.
Assist the lawyers with drafting, court petitions and labour claims 
Liaise with stakeholders internally and externally – including various government authorities
Arranging meetings / contacting various authorities
Coordination work with other teams/office etc
Maintain physical and electronic filing systems
Conduct billable work to some extent

Skills and experience

At least 2-3 years’ experience in similar role.
Bilingual-fluent in English and Arabic 
Based in Abu Dhabi 
General office skills: filing, faxing, emailing, meeting notes.
Strong attention to detail, coordination of multiple projects and ability to meet deadlines under pressure.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and an ability to work individually, on a project and/or in a team environment
Strong knowledge and experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Complete discretion and ability to work with confidential information.

The department

Al Tamimi boasts the largest and broadest full service Litigation Practice in the Middle East. Our team of highly qualified and experienced practitioners from the Middle East, Europe, Australia, Africa and North America bring a breadth and depth of legal expertise and experience that is unequalled in the region. Our lawyers have rights of audience before the local courts, including the DIFC Courts, and the ability to practice the local laws of all jurisdictions in which we operate. Our clients rely on our global perspective and on our in-depth knowledge and understanding of local and regional laws. Having the international skills and talent while remaining a regional firm is one of the great pillars of our success. We have the technical expertise and capability to advise clients and conduct all types of litigation in the region including Commercial, Employment, Banking, Transport, Insurance, Construction, IP, and Criminal Cases. We also have a large and very well known Real Estate Litigation Practice where we represent many of the major developers in the region. In addition to this, we have been handling an increasing number of cutting-edge mortgage enforcement cases. Our clients range from banks and corporations to government departments and the most high-profile family run companies in the region and globally. Broadly, our practice is split between regional local litigation, Arabic litigation, and cases before the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) courts. Our leading DIFC court practice has handled some of the most high profile cases heard in the DIFC Court to date.

About Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company is one of the leading law firms in the Middle East and the largest law firm in the region, with presence in all of the six GCC countries. Established in 1989, the firm has 57 partners, staff of over 670, and 17 offices in nine countries throughout the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman and Egypt.

The firm specialises in advising major international corporations and financial institutions, Middle East banks and government organisations, businesses and families in their global operations and investments. It has particular expertise in arbitration & ADR, banking & finance, dispute resolution & litigation, IP & data security, shipping & aviation, project & infrastructure finance, real estate & construction, corporate & commercial, technology, media & telecommunications, insurance and private client.

For more information please visit : www.tamimi.com