Float Legal Secretary

Job Description

Float Legal Secretary
Dublin 1

Hours of Work: 8.45 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. Mon – Fri. This is a hybrid role with four days working in the office and one from home.

Role Purpose:
To provide legal secretarial support to Solicitors across all departments in the Dublin Office.

Key Responsibilities:
 Secretarial support to Solicitors when staff are on leave or overflow work
 Audio typing of correspondence and documents from digital dictation
 File Management including opening/set up files, scanning, filing, archiving, photocopying, closing files, requesting files back from storage etc.
 Creating, amending and formatting documents
 Liaising with clients
 Court administration to include preparation of Court documents and briefs
 Invoice management
 Other duties as may arise
 The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years legal secretary experience in a law firm
 Experience of working in a fast-paced office environment

Key Skills and Experience Required:
 Strong typing skills
 Good communication skills
 Excellent communication, written and verbal skills
- Ability to be flexible
- Strong MS Office and IT skills
- Excellent attention to detail
- Fast and accurate typing skills (min 60 wpm)
- Ability to plan and prioritise and manage multiple activities at one time
- Strong people skills and the ability to work collaboratively with all colleagues
- Ability to use their own initiative and manage time efficiently
- A professional manner
- Experience of working in a fast paced environment

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