To assist with the launch of the local advocate practice and to coordinate, instruct and receive reports from the local advocate team and to receive instructions and report to the members of the team. The role will facilitate the process of instructing the local advocate and reporting to clients the outcome of the court proceedings.
Providing administrative support to the local court team by assisting with the coordination of activities and initiatives, and liaising with a variety of other support teams (e.g. BD and Finance) on behalf of the team.
Coordinating instructions to local advocate.
Preparing relevant power of attorneys to local advocate.
Reviewing documents in both English and Arabic.
Preparing supporting documents and coordinating legal translations in Arabic.
Collecting reports and following up on court hearings and court proceedings with the local advocate.
Monitoring court proceedings and ensuring that deadlines are met.
Competencies and Experience Required
Education to at least high school level; formal legal or paralegal qualification is desirable
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Arabic and English
Be able to work meticulously and have excellent attention to detail
The ability to work independently
Strong computer skills with excellent work processing proficiency (e.g. on Word and Excel)
Patience, good interpersonal skills and be able to work in a team
Be adaptable and flexible
Deadline driven and have the ability to work under pressure
Clyde & Co Overview
A pragmatic and dynamic international law firm with a focus on core sectors of health care, education, hospitality, infrastructure, insurance, international trade, natural resources and transportation. Clyde & Co is recognised for its work in and with fast-moving and volatile emerging markets, and for a history of managing complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions and disputes.
From a network of 50+ offices and 3,600+ staff over 6 continents, we are on the front line for our clients' interests, all over the world.
Clyde & Co in the Middle East and Africa
Clyde & Co's first Middle East office was formally established almost 30 years ago, following many prior years of client involvement in and with the region. Our regional offices work as an interconnected and cohesive unit in order to provide advice to clients from all over the world, as well as to regional corporate entities and governments, on their operations and interests throughout the Middle East. Our lawyers are supported by comprehensive in-house translation, government liaison, management and information services teams as we strive to provide first class professional service levels and insight to our clients.
We are one of the major international law firms in the GCC with around 200 specialist lawyers and paralegals, and 350 staff in total, operating as one unit across our regional office network:
We act as the first point of call for advice across the Middle East region for many of our multinational clients. Through our work across the region over the past quarter century, our market knowledge, experience and networks are second to none. We provide in-depth coverage of the firm's core sectors, as well as strong cross-practice sector teams in place focusing on regionally important sectors such as education, healthcare and hospitality.