Paralegal Job in UAE at Abbott


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Abbott Legal offers interesting, challenging, and rewarding work that encompasses a diverse portfolio of products – from consumer products to innovative medical technologies.  We provide the opportunity to interact with customers and colleagues from around the world. Like the Abbott businesses we support, Abbott Legal is a dynamic organization; and we are committed to developing our employees to meet the evolving needs of the company. 

Abbott is regarded as an employer of choice for our commitment to workplace excellence. Our employees are given the tools to succeed, lead and grow, with challenging opportunities and work that makes a difference. Discover a world of opportunities at Abbott.

Job Summary:

The Paralegal for the METAP (Middle East, Turkey, Africa & Pakistan) Region is charged with supporting all METAP lawyers (as well as handling some matters directly) with all Abbott businesses operating in the METAP region. will be based in Dubai and will report to the Legal Director – METAP.

Core Job Responsibilities & Competencies:

Provides legal services and resolves legal matters for assigned responsibilities or clients.  Supports the business in the achievement of business objectives by communicating advice of the Legal Department and managing legal risks to the corporation.

The Paralegal position is a junior position within Abbott’s Legal Division.  The Paralegal:


This is a cross-functional position that will interact with the Legal, Compliance, and the Commercial Business teams.


Utilizes a personal computer and a variety of standard office equipment including telephone, copier, printers, fax, etc.  Works with a wide range of equipment/systems such as PCs with Windows-based operating systems.



Law degree or local equivalent.

Experience/Training Requirements:

Understanding and experience in following areas desirable:

  • Regulatory law

  • General understanding/experience in Intellectual Property (patents, trademarks)

  • National and applicable international antitrust and competition law (specifically re: parallel trade, technology transfer, research & development)

  • General Corporate Law

  • Criminal Law/Anti-bribery Law

  • Ethics & Compliance

Do you like the sound of this job and think you’ve got what it takes? Then send us your CV today. We look forward to receiving your application.

Discover why candidates choose a career with Abbott in UAE.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER – Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce

JOB FAMILY:Operations & Business Support
DIVISION:GENC General Counsel
LOCATION:United Arab Emirates > Dubai : Dubai Airport Freezone, Building 5WA, Floor 8
TRAVEL:Not specified

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Company: Abbott

Company Location:  UAE

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