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Client of Dawaam

2 - 3 years Manama - Bahrain

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)(Law). Any Nationality

, Posted on June 11, 2018 1 Opening

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The Company:
A Professional Services firm providing business and consulting solutions for high-net-worth Clients to restore their problems whilst focused on maintaining sustainable business solutions within the Kingdom of Bahrain and across the GCC.
The Role:
The Senior Legal Associate will be primarily responsible for providing technically sound legal opinions and advice to Clients while supervising and supporting Senior Fee Earners to follow the same footsteps.
Major Responsibilities:
• Manage Work in Progress (WIP) and debt in accordance with business standards
• Responsible for the quality of client services provided by self and direct reports including support staff
• Responsible for building and maintaining productive working relationships with clients and staff alike
• Responsible for preparation of fee matter estimates and quotations
• Expected to contribute to the management and development of junior fee earners
• Responsible for ensuring effective management of time, effort and resources in order to generate maximum efficiencies
• Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.
• Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports.
• Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress.
• Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers.
• Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review.
• Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes.
• Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.
• Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Qualifications & Desired Skills Option One:
• Minimum five (5) years experience in a licensed law firm.
• Bachelor s or Master of Law from an accredited university
• Doctorate in Law (optional)
• A strong academic and civic record Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Exceptional judgement, legal research skills, analytical problem-solving abilities, ability to negotiate
• The highest ethical standards, integrity and trustworthiness
• Ability and enthusiasm to work in a team-oriented environment emphasis on collaboration and capable of working independently
• Demonstrate abilities to build and maintain relationships with colleagues
• Oversee and coordinate activities of outside counsel
• Manage multiple and changing priorities
Qualifications & Desired Skills Option two:
• Qualified Solicitor with 3 5 years post qualification experience
• Excellent academic background, including 2:1 at degree, plus
• Commendation/Distinction at LPC (or equivalent)
• Experience within a Leading Firm is essential
• Must be detail oriented and organized possess analytical skills
• Excellent customer service, good verbal and written communication skills and IT skills are required
• Honest and trustworthy in all dealings
• Perform under pressure with minimum supervision

Industry Type : IT - Software Services
Functional Area : Lawyers / Legal Advisors


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