110- Legal professionals not elsewhere classified

Job Title: 

Legal professionals not elsewhere classified

Job Description: 

This occupation covers judicial and other legal professionals not covered under legal professions. It includes those who perform legal functions other than pleading or prosecuting cases or presiding over judicial proceedings such as those that can provide or present expert information on causes of death, the science of the law, or official status of arrangements pertaining to property transfer, documents and contracts, or personal, business and administrative problems.


This occupation covers judicial and other legal professionals not covered under legal professionals such as a coroner or forensic pathologist giving expert advice in a court, in cases where documents require official notarization or recognition/affirmation by an approved person/body such as a notary or registrar, or where the science of law advice is sought and presented by a person (e.g. Jurist except lawyer or judge) versed in the science of law or a writer on legal subjects. Also included is other such persons permitted to provide particular expert legal advice as to the official status of documents and persons/businesses to a court. It may also encompass preparation, publication and maintenance of official court and legal documents such as daily court lists, court records and recording monies paid to the court.


Job activities and tasks include:

  • giving advice on legal aspects of various personal, business and administrative problems
  • drawing up legal documents and contracts
  • arranging property transfers
  • determining, by inquest, the causes of any death not obviously due to natural causes

Higher specialized knowledge of principles, concepts and techniques in field of work, discipline and/or professional practice

  • Advanced knowledge of analyzing, planning, managing and establishing ideas, policies, strategies, projections and/or conditions in the field of work, discipline and/or professional practice
  • Higher knowledge of research principles and methods
  • Higher knowledge of high level governance of systems, processes and procedures including legislative, regulatory, standards, codes and conventions
  • Broad knowledge of recent developments in the field of work, discipline and/or professional practice
  • Broad knowledge of principles, concepts and techniques in management, economics, finance, statistics and fiscal disciplines related to the field of work and/or professional practice
  • Broad knowledge of political, government, legislative and regulatory systems related to the field of work
  • Broad knowledge of laws, regulations, standards codes and conventions of the UAE and specific Emirates related to the field of work, discipline and/or professional practice and more general subjects including OHSE and cultural understanding and awareness
  • Broad knowledge of principles, concepts and techniques in sensitively managing complex ethical issues
  • Leverage information technology, management information systems, management techniques and tools for optimal field of work performance and/or professional practice
  • Skills in research, analysis, consultation and synthesis of information to evaluate ideas, policies, strategies, projections and/or conditions and produce recommendations and/ or relevant options
  • Manage higher level relationships and organize related activities of respective stakeholders
  • Higher skills and experience in broad based policy analysis, formulation and research, plus planning in sensitive and confidential environment
  • Develop concepts and convey strategic suggestions from the spectrum of development experience
  • Broad level negotiation cultural sensitivity and diplomatic skills
  • Use of information, tools, resources to support broad-level and complex work achievement
  • Work sensitively and effectively in a multi-cultural environment
  • Work with others to develop creative solutions to complex predictable and new contexts problems
  • Communicate with effect, and a proven record of developing and maintaining active partnerships across an organization and with diverse external clients and other key stakeholders
  • Highly developed higher oral and written communication, interpersonal and representational skills, and a proven ability to use these skills to prepare and present clear, concise, high quality advice
  • Highly developed leadership and effective management skills, with capacity to implement and sustain improvements within a team environment, as well as the ability to work flexibly and cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Personal drive and integrity, the ability to self-manage and the capacity to identify and effectively control risks associated with change, as well observe ethical standards related to complex ethical issues
  • Achieving results within tight timelines, and capacity to set and implement new policy directions
  • Highly developed broad organizational skills, including the ability to organize priorities and meet tight deadlines
  • Work Context: 

    Lawyers do most of their work in offices, law libraries, and courtrooms. They sometimes meet in clients? homes or places of business and, when necessary, in hospitals or prisons. They may travel to attend meetings, gather evidence, and appear before courts, legislative bodies, and other authorities.


    Bachelor of Law or Juris Doctor (J.D.) as the first professional degree or related field of work/discipline, higher qualification or equivalent.

    Required Work Experience: 

    5 - 7 Years and above.

    Probable Employers: 

    Ministry of Interior, Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, Abu Dhabi Fund of Development, Dubai Courts, Manazel Real Estate, Banks, Insurance Firms, Real Estate Companies, Government agencies, and other large organizations.

    Occupational Size: 
    Less than 5,000
    Expected Earnings: 

    Higher than the industry average

    Projected Growth: 
    Alternate Titles: 

    Examples of job titles:
    Coroner - Jurist (except lawyer or judge) - Notary
    Examples of some related occupations:
    Medical examiner - Coroner - Deputy coroner - Forensic pathologist - Medical legal investigator (MLI) - Tribunal member - Administrative lawyer - Court registrar - Judicial registrar - Law researcher - Legal officer - Parliamentary counsel - Patent attorney - Trade mark attorney

    UAE Industry Groups: 
    Business, administration, tourism, retail and leisure service
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    Source Of Info: 
    Occupations and Careers Handbook for UAE Nationals(Copyright NQA ). Referenced from New York University, Abu Dhabhi