Senior Legal Secretary

Senior Legal Secretary

Job Title: Senior Legal Secretary
Contract Type: Permanent/Full Time
Location: Dubai
Reference: 2911419
Contact Name: Laura Galvin
Contact Email: [email protected]
Job Published: May 01, 2019 15:15

Job Description

The Opportunity

A senior level secretarial position is available within this well regarded international law firm based in the DIFC. You will be providing a high level of support to 3 Partners and 2 lawyers in the Financial Markets team and can expect daily duties to include:
  • Managing emails and correspondence on behalf of the fee earners
  • Transcribing digital dictation
  • Liaising with clients
  • Preparing briefs to counsel, pleadings and various other documents
  • Making travel arrangements and preparing itineraries
  • Assisting accounts with timesheets and billing
  • Maintaining the internal client database 
  • Assisting with general business development duties including assisting with pitches, preparing tenders, event management etc
The Requirements

Listed below are the minimum expectations for technical skills, experience and qualifications which individuals need to meet in order to perform their role:
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role within a global law firm;
  • Excellent English communication skills;
  • Minimum typing speed 60wpm with a high level of accuracy, good knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, and previous use of legal database and billing systems;
  • A team-player who is able to adapt to change and evolve within the role.
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The successful applicant will receive a top-market salary, company benefits including an annual flight home and insurance, and a stimulating role to make their own.
If you feel that you meet the requirements we would like to hear from you. Apply via the link below.  

Due to the volume of interest only successful applicants will be contacted directly.

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