Käyttäjän canadianexpat profiilikuva
Jäsen alkaen 16. kesäkuuta 2011
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I am a Canadian citizen who has been living and working in the Middle East for the past 8 years. I have several years' experience working in top international law firms here in the UAE as a legal assistant. I possess a Bachelor of Arts degree and paralegal certificate from well established universities in Canada, and am currently working on my MBA. I love to write and proofread as I am a detail oriented person. I have several years' experience assisting lawyers with high profile legal documents (editing, proofreading and checking formatting).
$15 USD/hr
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Nov 2011 - May 2012 (6 months)

SHEARMAN & STERLING LLP is considered to be one of the best international law firms in the world. It has been advising many of the world's leading corporations and financial institutions, governments and governmental organizations for more than 135 years. The Abu Dhabi office first opened in Abu Dhabi in 1975. oAssisted 1 senior partner, 2 associates and 1 legal trainee in the Project Development & Finance practice area - duties included complex travel arrangement as well as assisting with

Legal Assistant

Jul 2011 - Oct 2011 (3 months)

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Legal Secretary

Dec 2007 - Jul 2011 (3 years)

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Aug 2006 - Nov 2007 (1 year)

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Nov 2004 - Jul 2006 (1 year)

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Customer Relations Officer

Jun 2002 - Apr 2004 (1 year)

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Jan 1998 - Dec 2000 (2 years)

oLiaised with students to assist their needs and direct to the appropriate SFU department/staff member if required; oAdministrative duties in the Disability Centre technical equipment room, monitoring students' logs on the equipment, as well as writing up reports; oSupervised Exam accommodations for disabled students;


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  • UK English 1


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