The average salary for a Legal Assistant in Dubai is AED 142,372 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AED 35,411 - AED 339,259
AED 35K
AED 140K
AED 340K
MEDIAN: AED 142,372
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50%
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Salary AED 35,411 - AED 339,259
Bonus AED 1,500
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AED 35,498 - AED 349,800
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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.

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Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
5%

Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

▲35%

National Average
AED 142,000

▼13%

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 16%