The average pay for a Legal Assistant is AED 146,501 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AED 37,095 - AED 293,614
AED 37K
AED 150K
AED 290K
MEDIAN: AED 146,501
10%
50%
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Salary AED 37,095 - AED 293,614
Bonus AED 0.00 - AED 48,500
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AED 37,313 - AED 329,657
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

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 147,121

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

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲22%

National Average
AED 147,000

▼2%

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 15%