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Paralegal Job

Chalhoub Group

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear.

Job Description

As a Paralegal, you will be responsible for supporting the Strategy, Growth, Innovation and Investment joint venture vertical of the Legal Department in various legal tasks, such as collecting documents, conducting legal research, drafting, reviewing, and amending documents/reports, and organizing files, as required.

  • Conduct legal research using online databases, libraries, and other sources including external law firms.
  • Preferred candidates will have experience in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), venture capital (VC) transactions and general corporate legal matters.
  • Draft and review legal documents, such as service agreements, distribution agreements, retail agreements, board and shareholder resolutions, letters, articles of association and other constitutional documents, including incorporation and share transfers.
  • Upload constitutional documents on portals or submit them to the authorities for final execution as required.
  • Ensure due diligence and compliance with authorities’ requirements.
  • Review and proofread legal documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Follow ethical and professional standards and regulations.
  • Organize and maintain files, records, and evidence related to legal files.
  • Use and update our files on our various software and drives.
  • Send documents for signature (digital or not)
  • Communicate and coordinate with lawyers, clients, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Perform administrative tasks supporting the Legal Managers

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in law.
  • Experience in working as a junior legal counsel, paralegal, intern, or a legal assistant.
  • Proficiency in using computer software, such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and legal databases.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.