AED 148,017
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The average pay for a Legal Assistant is AED 145,211 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AED 36,492 - AED 252,185
AED 36K
AED 150K
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MEDIAN: AED 148,017
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Salary AED 36,492 - AED 252,185
Bonus AED 0.00 - AED 54,983
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AED 36,580 - AED 272,067
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

Job Description for Legal Assistant

A legal assistant, also called a paralegal, works either with individual lawyers at a firm or with legal teams. He or she helps lawyers with their caseloads by performing research, searching through documents and evidence, facilitating interviews, preparing memos and providing any other assistance before and during trial proceedings. One of the key roles of a legal assistant is to help lawyers with preparing and prioritizing evidence. A legal assistant is typically tasked with looking through this potential evidence, marking passages and pages for further study by case attorneys. The legal assistant may also be tasked with providing reports and summaries of the evidence for circulation among the legal team.

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Legal Assistant Tasks

  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.
  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.

Legal Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 148,634

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲9%

National Average
AED 149,000

▼3%

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 14%