Legal Secretary/PA


Location:

Dubai

Date posted:

7th October 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

65500-0011199941

Staffing area:

Human Resources


Description

The Company
Our Client is currently looking for high quality experienced Legal Secretary/PA to join their friendly market leading international practice.


The Role



  • The work involves, but is not limited to:

  • Providing administration support to partners, managers and associates.

  • Document typing, analysis and proofing, amending (including track changes) and formatting documents as required.

  • Creating and amending documents, managing correspondence and emails.

  • Opening new files on the system, preparation of client forms.

  • Scheduling meetings, taking calls from clients, travel arrangements, billing and filing and light reception duties.

  • Managing the Managing Partners PA work.

  • Scheduling meetings and conferences.

  • Mailbox management and hard/soft copy filing.

  • Drafting documents including legal correspondence, documents and reports.

  • Taking and transcribing oral dictation of notes, memos and legal documents.

  • Receiving queries from clients and distributing them to relevant lawyers, liaising with clients.

  • Entering and editing time sheets.

  • Preparing Trial Bundles and documents for court hearings.

  • Preparing and drafting Engagement Letters.

  • Assisting lawyers and witnesses in Court.

  • Managing incoming communications.

  • Extensive and proactive diary and email management.

  • Organising travel arrangements.

  • Updating and maintaining client contact database.

  • Arranging departmental meetings and events

  • Undertaking compliance and KYC.


Salary & Benefits



  • Fast and accurate touch typing skills with outstanding attention to detail.

  • Proven ability and experience in preparing legal documentation

  • Experience working within a team, but equally comfortable working alone.

  • Highly skilled in MS Office applications.

  • Organised and efficient, able to work to tight deadlines.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. No Arabic required.

  • Ability to work well under pressure.

  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft applications.

  • Good organisational skills.

  • Committed team player.

  • Good client management skills.



Dubai

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Gate Village 1, Level 1, Office Unit 104, P.O. Box 482100
Dubai
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+971 (0) 4 382 6700
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