Provides administrative/legal secretarial assistance to the legal advisors in the Legal Division that involves the ground preparations related to their assignments, i.e., provision of laws, decrees, resolutions, orders and their amendments in order to facilitate their duties.
Extracts laws from the official gazette basically those related to Company operations, activities and functions to ensure that legal advisors are aware and updated with all information related to such laws.
Browses the internet to search for the latest legal information of major concern such as conventions, i.e., liability conventions, high seas safety and pollution conventions, and other issues related to company’s business.
Translates provisions of laws required for correspondence purposes within the OPCOs and other parties to highlight Company’s policies, culture, etc.
Follows up on daily basis various court cases, summons, attachments concerning Company employees and take the necessary action accordingly.
Follows up various court cases (in which Company is a party before arbitral tribunals) includes the update of their status/progress and takes notes of hearing dates. Also, prepares pleadings and other documents as directed by the legal advisor.
Maintains a proper filing system for various documents including a fire proof safe to ensure that company’s valuable documents are well secured and filed in a strict confidential manner.
Performs day to day administrative duties of the legal division (i.e.) shorthand, typing confidential documents, drafting memos of various nature, receiving and transmitting legal request, coordinating work with other secretaries of the division.
Attends queries from employees involved in legal cases through local courts. Includes provision of appropriate advice on procedures and prevailing formalities.
Secondary School Certificate with a Diploma
Good communication skills.
6 years’ working experience in legal administrative activities, of which 3 years should have been in an oil and gas industry.
Familiarity with UAE laws and its courts procedures.