Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Wednesday, 5 August 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 5 September 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE

Organization Name Legal Affairs

About University

Khalifa University is a world-class, research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The University’s mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in science, engineering and medicine, and also to be a catalyst towards Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has three campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus, Masdar City Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter two housing the internationally renowned Masdar and Institute and Petroleum Institute, respectively.

Brief Description

Paralegal is responsible do a variety of tasks to support the Legal Affairs of the University, including document management, conducting legal research, and drafting documents.

Detailed Description

  • Support the General Counsel and other staff as directed with administration duties in a timely and efficient manner; handle urgent requests as they arise in an effective manner.
  • Perform daily administrative duties for the Legal Affiars Department such as typing confidential documents, drafting memos, receiving and transmitting legal requests.
  • Provide document management for the Office of Legal Affairs
  • Mail, fax or arrange the delivery of legal correspondence to relevant personnel, external lawyers and court officials.
  • Organize meetings in liaison with the concerned parties to ensure meetings are properly prepared and avoid conflicting and overlapping schedules.
  • Attend meetings when required, and take minutes of meetings, record agreements and important actions, and follow-up to ensure their completion.
  • Prepare required presentations and documents such as memos, circulars and other correspondence as assigned to ensure smooth flow of information within the Legal Department and with other parties.
  • Assist in drafting contracts, agreements and memorandums.
  • Assist in conducting legal research.
  • Assist with translating legal documents when required.
  • Safely and securely handle information processing, filing, archiving and retrieval; ensure accuracy, completeness, timeliness, integrity and confidentiality of documents.
  • Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Coordinate with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager

Job Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree in related field.


  • A minimum 5 years of relevant experience.

UAE Nationals:

  • A minimum of 1 to 2 years of relevant experience

How To Apply

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