Alef Education

miratesJob PurposeTo strengthen our Legal function, we are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, and bright individual to join our growing legal team and support with day-to-day intake requests, processes, legal research and administration.Key ResponsibilitiesContracts and documentationAssist with the drafting of formal correspondence and legal advice memos.Assist with proof-reading, reviewing, amending, and marking up commercial contracts.Review and endorsement of company standard form commercial contracts and support in defining and drafting SoWs and key commercial terms applicable to them.Utilizing legal technology, prepare and organize signature/approval processes and oversee the maintenance of legal documentation storage providing analytical reports on such documents.Governance and complianceTake internal committee and working group minutes, coordinating approval, and following up on action points.Assist in providing legal support for setting up and maintaining company licenses in UAE and abroad.Review and mark-up draft policies, processes, and standard operating procedures to ensure high standards of drafting and consistency in published documents.Adhere to all relevant organizational and departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures, and instructions from time to time.Departmental supportAdministration of department expenses and invoices liaising with Finance as appropriate.Initiate and respond to communications for routine requests with internal stakeholdersPrepare and respond to KYC requests.Shadow and support the Legal Department on key projects as appropriate including, but not limited to, intellectual property, employment, technology.Conduct legal research where required utilizing professional resources available to you.Other work duties as requiredContinuous improvementContribute in identification and implementation of improved ways of workings, as well as learning and development and constantly improve your professional growthEducation, Experience and Required SkillsEducationBachelor degree in law other relevant degree.Experience0-3 years paralegal, contract administration or similar experience.Essential Skillsstrong attention to detail and organizational skills.Basic understanding of commercial contracts law and contracting processes.Keen interest in commercial law, corporate governance, compliance, technology and intellectual property.High ethical standards.Self-initiative and appetite to take ownership for completion of tasksAbility and enthusiasm to utilise technology and digitalise work processes.Handle pressure well and understand the importance of deadlines

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