Paralegal

Posted 4 months ago
DepartmentLegal
Reports ToGeneral Counsel
SupervisesNone
LocationAbu Dhabi
NationalityUAE Nationals Only

Overview

The Emirates Investment Authority is seeking a Paralegal to support the legal team in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the legal department in EIA

The position of Paralegal includes responsibilities to support in the daily operations of the legal and compliance department by reviewing, gathering, organizing and processing information relevant to transactions/deals/investment and general contracts in order to provide appropriate legal advise to business and support functions.

Responsibilities and duties

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • To assist in safe keeping of all legal documents pertaining to legal transaction and contracts/agreements.
  • Manage accurately and update constantly EIA’s  legal and personnel database on the central server
  • To assist in preparation of management reports, legal advise documents and case summary for litigation etc.
  • To proactively seek to develop own skills, knowledge and competence in order to increase the level of personal contribution/performance
  • To carry out any other duties or tasks as required or instructed by the line manager in order to support the smooth operation of the legal department.

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelors degree
    • Relevant professional certificates an advantage

Background and experience

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in corporate legal department, or relevant field of administration. 
    • Fluent in English, fluency in Arabic an advantage ( IELTS 6)

Personal attributes

  • Strong problem solving skills
    • Maintains confidentiality of information and legal privilege of documents.
      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral, written, presenting)
      • Team-player Flexibility to work and interest in working across sectors when required
      • Radiating positive energy and enthusiasm, can-do mentality
      • Drive to achieve, goal and results oriented
      • Ownership, takes responsibility for all work activities and personal actions

The above specifications are not intended to reflect all duties to be performed within the job. The incumbent may be required to perform additional duties or projects either arising from the scope of the position or based on EIA’s overall business needs.

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