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ID434014
ReferenceDK434014
TitleLegal Associate
Job TypePermanent
LocationUnited Arab Emirates
Description

Our client is now recruiting for a Legal Associate. You will be directly reporting to the Legal Head

Job Purpose
Legal Associate is responsible for administrator and legal tasks, including legal research, drafting and reviewing documents, communicating with clients, preparing hearings, trials, and meetings, and organizing and maintaining files. He /She had to have complete understandings of Practiced UAE Laws.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

• Drafting, reviewing, completing, and filing legal paperwork related to business operations.
• Prepare, draft, and review documents (board resolutions, shareholders’ resolutions, articles of association, etc.) and powers of attorney
• Negotiating contract terms, transactions, and settlements on behalf of the businesses involved. Evaluate new business partnerships with vendors and subcontractors.
• Prepare and ensure both standard and non-standard agreements and template documentation is enforceable in the court of law and the associated risk is adequately covered.
• Assigning and coordinating with external counsel to provide legal advice where necessary, including identifying issues for advice
• Suggest and advise on various legal matters such as commercial contracts, dispute resolution, regulatory, employment, and governance.
• Assisting businesses to prevent, navigate, and resolve complex legal issues.
• Researching and resolving legal disputes through the analysis of relevant laws, argument development, evidence collection, and legal representation.
• Managing multiple cases, and legal activities that carry varying deadlines.
• Advise on and handle contentious legal matters arising (including pre-litigation, litigations, and other proceedings).
• Assist in dealing with all legal matters relating to the sourcing and supply of contractors and provide advice on regulations, restrictive covenants, and insurance coverage provisions
• Assisting related personnel to update various types of required permits and licenses in accordance with the relevant updates on laws and regulations in a timely manner and provide guidance and support in respect of HR matters.
• Negotiate deals and attend company meetings.
• Represent and protect the Company and related entities from legal risks and violations.


General Responsibilities (for all  employees):
• Respect and always support fellow employees
• Act safely and in an environmentally friendly way
• Safeguard confidential information and documents
• Respond to changes positively (technical advancements as well as organizational changes)
• Preserve and protect company’s reputation
• Be quality conscious and endeavour to get things done right the first time
• Be results-oriented. Alert others promptly when task may not produce the intended results
• Be presentable, smart, and dress professionally.

Professional Experience

• Proven experience as Legal Associate
• Proficient in MS Office.
• In depth knowledge of office management and basic accounting procedures as well as technical vocabulary of relevant industry
• Familiarity with basic research methods and reporting techniques
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Excellent organizational and time-management skills
• Integrity and confidentiality
• Degree in business administration or relative field
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Experience with relevant software applications
• Excellent attention to detail.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications
• Law Degree or equivalent professional qualification
• Knowledge of vehicles and property e-commerce sector will be a definite advantage

Preferred qualifications
• Master’s degree from an accredited institution (Law, literature, speech, communication)

Functional Knowledge

• Well organized and self-motivated
• Ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines
• Professionalism
• Relevant sector knowledge (auction, property, vehicles sales)
• Creative, confident and outgoing personality

Competencies

Basic
• excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Works well under pressure
• Reliable & dependable
• Punctuality & Time Management Attitude (Easy to work with)

Managerial
• Interpersonal relationship skills
• Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
• Creativity / judgment
• organization and planning
• Motivation (positive)

IT / Computer Skills
Application
MS Office / Email / Project Tracking

Main SkillsOur client is now recruiting for a Legal Associate - Arabic Speaker. You will be directly reporting to the Legal Head Job Purpose Legal Associate is responsible for administrator and legal tasks, including legal research, drafting and reviewing documents, communicating with clients, preparing hearings, trials, and meetings, and organizing and maintaining files. He /She had to have complete understandings of Practiced UAE Laws. Key Tasks & Responsibilities • Drafting, reviewing, completing, and filing legal paperwork related to business operations. • Prepare, draft, and review documents (board resolutions, shareholders’ resolutions, articles of association, etc.) and powers of attorney • Negotiating contract terms, transactions, and settlements on behalf of the businesses involved. Evaluate new business partnerships with vendors and subcontractors. • Prepare and ensure both standard and non-standard agreements and template documentation is enforceable in the court of law and the associated risk is adequately covered. • Assigning and coordinating with external counsel to provide legal advice where necessary, including identifying issues for advice • Suggest and advise on various legal matters such as commercial contracts, dispute resolution, regulatory, employment, and governance. • Assisting businesses to prevent, navigate, and resolve complex legal issues. • Researching and resolving legal disputes through the analysis of relevant laws, argument development, evidence collection, and legal representation. • Managing multiple cases, and legal activities that carry varying deadlines. • Advise on and handle contentious legal matters arising (including pre-litigation, litigations, and other proceedings). • Assist in dealing with all legal matters relating to the sourcing and supply of contractors and provide advice on regulations, restrictive covenants, and insurance coverage provisions • Assisting related personnel to update various types of required permits and licenses in accordance with the relevant updates on laws and regulations in a timely manner and provide guidance and support in respect of HR matters. • Negotiate deals and attend company meetings. • Represent and protect the Company and related entities from legal risks and violations. General Responsibilities (for all EP employees): • Respect and always support fellow employees • Act safely and in an environmentally friendly way • Safeguard confidential information and documents • Respond to changes positively (technical advancements as well as organizational changes) • Preserve and protect company’s reputation • Be quality conscious and endeavour to get things done right the first time • Be results-oriented. Alert others promptly when task may not produce the intended results • Be presentable, smart, and dress professionally. Professional Experience • Proven experience as Legal Associate • Proficient in MS Office. • In depth knowledge of office management and basic accounting procedures as well as technical vocabulary of relevant industry • Familiarity with basic research methods and reporting techniques • Excellent verbal and written communications skills • Excellent organizational and time-management skills • Integrity and confidentiality • Degree in business administration or relative field • Strong communication and presentation skills • Experience with relevant software applications • Excellent attention to detail. Qualifications Minimum qualifications • Law Degree or equivalent professional qualification • Knowledge of vehicles and property e-commerce sector will be a definite advantage Preferred qualifications • Master’s degree from an accredited institution (Law, literature, speech, communication) Functional Knowledge • Well organized and self-motivated • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines • Professionalism • Relevant sector knowledge (auction, property, vehicles sales) • Creative, confident and outgoing personality Competencies Basic • excellent written and verbal communication skills • Works well under pressure • Reliable & dependable • Punctuality & Time Management Attitude (Easy to work with) Managerial • Interpersonal relationship skills • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving • Creativity / judgment • organization and planning • Motivation (positive) IT / Computer Skills Application MS Office / Email / Project Tracking
IndustryGovernment
FunctionsOperations
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