Litigation Paralegal

United Arab Emirates, Dubai
£30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
03 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Alex Forsberg
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Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a globally recognised law firm which is involved in all areas of law. With offices across Europe, Middle East and Asia, my client is now looking for a Litigation Paralegal to join their modern Dubai office which is going through an exciting period of growth and expansion.

You will be joining the well-established 'Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations' department as a Litigation Paralegal and day to day responsibilities will include:

* Conducting factual and legal research including to analyse and research specific cases/matters of interest - provide summary reports as directed
* Creating and maintaining document databases; capturing research results and reports
* Indexing, collating and filing of documents in preparation for litigation and/or arbitration
* Supporting the fee earners in their tasks including investigations of particular case facts/laws

To be considered you shall have 2-3 Years' experience in similar role, must have your LLB, LPC (or equivalent) and experience from an international law firm. Relevant, past Paralegal experience is a must and you should have worked in an international litigation/arbitration practice (we're looking for someone with experience in large scale / complex international commercial litigation / arbitration)

Candidates who are already based in the Middle East are my client's preference however, they will consider relocaters. Moreover, the chosen candidate will work well in a team/ on own initiative with a real "can do" attitude and possess strong inter-personnel skills while being Microsoft office competent. Arabic language capabilities are advantageous, but not essential.

Apply now to this fantastic, Dubai-based opportunity that will appeal to ambitious Litigation Paralegals wanting to develop within an established, multinational firm. To find out more/apply, please send me your CV today!

Please contact Alex Forsberg, one of our International legal recruitment specialists, to discuss this role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration. If you have not been contacted within five working days you should assume you have not been successful on this occasion. Your details will though be kept on file and we will contact you should a similar vacancy arise in the near future.

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We are now actively hiring for key clients in the Middle East and Asia Pacific legal markets. Please contact Alex directly to discuss your next career move in confidence.