Paralegal (UAE National - Fresh Graduates)

Chalhoub Group
Closing date
29 Jun 2023

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For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear.

Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer.

Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work®.

To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up "The Greenhouse", which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalysed by forward thinking and future-proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles.


As a Paralegal / Legal Intern in the Legal Department, you will lead all supportive aspects for general corporate and commercial work, as well as assist in defining new systems and processes for the Legal Department. In general, the Paralegal / Legal Intern will provide support to the different attorneys across the Legal Department and contribute a wide variety of corporate, commercial and administrative file support.


- Proofreading documents, memos, and presentations, ensuring accuracy and completeness
- Assisting with producing print / signature ready documents

- Completing and reviewing any administrative documents, procedures and forms
- Translating and/or validating external translations
- Coordinating with other areas/departments of the Group to develop efficient procedures/communications to streamline processes and satisfy various department needs
- Coordinating outside services, either directly or through support departments, and acting as a liaison with involved third parties
- Training new attorneys in local office and department procedures and technical aspects of the Paralegal area of expertise

- Filing, organizing, and maintaining legal records, including identifying and resolving discrepancies in files
- Preparing and organizing signature process and safekeeping of original documents
- Arranging for couriers, ensuring time-sensitive material are timely received
- Managing archive of legal documents in digital database or contract management system
- Undertaking audits on the legal database and contract management system to ensure documents are filed correctly
- Assisting with KYC requests relating to the group structure and its shareholders

- Assisting with administration of contract management system


What you'll need to succeed

- Bachelor Degree in Law
- Excellent organizational and communication skills
- Excellent Excel, Word and Outlook skills and general computer software skills
- Big appetite to learn
- Knowledge of legal concepts and methodologies
- Experience with corporate commercial law or contract law
- Fluency in spoken and written English required; French and/or Arabic preferred
- Excellent attention to detail
- Ability to keep up with a fast-paced corporate environment and work well under pressure
- Ability to work independently

What we can offer you

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts. To view all our perks and benefits, click here.

We Invite All Applicants to Apply

It Takes Diversity Of Thought, Culture, Background, Differing Abilities and Perspectives to truly Inspire, Exhilarate and Delight our customers. At Chalhoub Group, we are committed to inclusion and diversity.

We welcome all applicants to apply and be part of our exciting future. We ensure equal opportunity for all our applicants without regard to gender, age, race, religion, national origin or disability status.

Department LEGAL

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