Careers

  1. Paralegal – Legal Department - Dubai UAE

    Title: Paralegal – Legal Department
    Location: Dubai, UAE

    We offer
    Wilben is an independent merchant trading and logistic house focused on commodities, capital equipment and precious metals, sourcing from and supplying to established and emerging markets globally. You will be based in the Head Office located in Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Dubai, UAE, and be part of the Legal team. The opportunity to gain deep insight into the trading business and gain exposure to wide variety of legal documents, jurisdictions and interesting issues.

    You will be part of a truly international company, whose employees hail from all parts of the world (16 different nationalities). Our strong focus on diversity is a natural outcome of a company with a strong talent focus, mindset and culture. This goes hand in hand with a commitment to inclusion; all employees are valued and treated with respect at all times and we believe that our employees thrive and perform better with a healthy work-life balance.

    Key responsibilities

    • Work with the group legal counsel to establish new legal entities, ensure their have the correct external service provider relationships in place, prepare/review resolutions and assist the commercial team with any queries
    • Review documents prepared by or for legal with an eye for detail
    • Help develop and manage precedents
    • Assist in the management of arranging how all legal documentation is archived and referenced
    • Legal research
    • Performs administrative and clerical tasks
    • Quickly develop a robust understanding of Wilben’s product offering and capabilities
    • Rapidly gain an understanding of relevant banking and trade documentation and variations

    Who we are looking for

    Academic:

    • You may hold a law degree (complete or partial), and/or other relevant qualifications but experience is the most critical factor

    Technical:

    • You possess a solid knowledge of:
    • MS office and word processing and in particular must be expert at formatting lengthy legal documents
    • Company formation documents and processes

    Experience:

    • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar function
    • You may work for a documentation unit in a bank or trading house, or as a paralegal in a legal department
    • Exposure to company establishment and maintenance in multiple geographies would be a strong advantage

    Skills:

    • It is essential that you are fluent in both written and verbal English. Advanced level in French and/or Arabic would be useful
    • As a person, you have an eye for detail and take your time to get documents right, you are organised and possess the drive and discipline that enables you to work independently and keep focused in a fast-paced environment, with the enthusiasm to overcome challenges that may arise
    • You thrive in handling a workload that varies in content and scope. You look for and do not avoid responsibility

    Deadline for application: Sunday 14th of March 2019


    Established in 2014 and headquartered in Dubai, Wilben is an independent merchant trading and logistic house focused on commodities, capital equipment and precious metals, sourcing from and supplying to established and emerging markets globally.

    EMAIL

    info@wilbentrade.com