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AECOM Graduate - Legal Assistant (UAE National) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

At AECOM we believe that infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Our 45,000+ professionals around the world partner with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for generations to come. From transportation, water and energy, to buildings and national governments, AECOM is the world’s premier infrastructure firm. Whether you are an engineer, planner, scientist or surveyor, we are looking for people who share our purpose and are passionate about improving the communities in which we operate.

Job Description

AECOM are offering an opportunity for a Graduate Legal Assistant to join our exciting team in Dubai working directly with our Senior Counsel for the region.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides administrative assistance to the legal department by gathering, requesting and/or relaying information to internal and external clients.

  • Performs administrative tasks such as updating spreadsheets, preparing correspondence, completing forms and updating lists.

  • Assists legal staff in submitting claims and performs clerical duties related to insurance certificates forms and renewals, bond requests, the tracking of documents, and assists in assembling and tracking subpoena responses.

  • Has knowledge of commonly used legal concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

  • Draft and review contracts including NDAs and tender documents, and support supervisor in preparing documents for other non-contentious and contentious matters

  • Assisting with the preparation of internal project approvals

  • Helping manage claims and disputes, inclusive of judicial and administrative litigation and drafting or settling internal and external communications with law firms, clients and other stakeholders.

  • Working closely with our commercial, project teams and other key internal stakeholders to identify and protect AECOM’s broader business interests and strategic objectives;


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law or Legal Studies

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a law firm or corporate legal team will be preferred

  • Ideally graduated in 2022 or 2023 in order to join AECOM's Early Careers Program

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: REF24628N

Business Line: Geography OH

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Legal

Work Location Model: On-Site