Legal Administrator

Job Description

Legal Administrator

Dublin 2 Firm



We have an exciting new opportunity for a Legal Administrator, ideally with experience in the corporate practice of a large law firm.

The role will be within the firm’s growing corporate team on a full-time basis in its Dublin office. The successful candidate will be a solution driven problem solver with a strong work ethic and drive to gain great legal experience. The firm has an excellent reputation as an employer with a strong sense of teamwork and fair play. Remuneration is competitive.

The role will include work in the following areas:

• Assisting solicitors and partners with day to day activities, to include file management, scanning, circulating and filing post/deliveries;
• Managing documentation flow;
• Documentation preparation;
• Liaising with directors and clients in relation to documentation execution;
• Attending Board meetings and taking accurate detailed minutes;
• Drafting of client correspondence;
• Arranging for documentation to be notarised and apostilled;
• Drafting corporate approvals;
• Processing documentation mark ups;
• File management;
• Responding to all communication and queries as they arise;
• Collating reports to keep clients informed;
• Preparation of document bible post completion;
• Assisting with the billing and funds processes; and
• Client engagement and AML processes.

The successful candidate must be/have:

• Approximately 1-2 years' experience working in a medium or large firm in a busy Administration role (not necessarily in a Legal Firm);
• Excellent MS Office skills and attention to detail;
• The ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team;
• A strong work ethic and a ‘can do’ attitude;
• An excellent academic background and references;
• Relevant experience in and a strong knowledge of all of the above practice areas;
• A collegiate, friendly and positive outlook;
• A practical and commercial understanding of commercial clients’ needs;
• Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills with the ability to manage a busy workload whilst meeting deadlines;
• Ambitious, positive, team-orientated and a self-starter;
• Team focused with the willingness and ability to support colleagues;
• Eager to work with ambitious and highly capable professionals and you are excited to become involved in developing the firm’s future;
• Excellent legal research, drafting and presentation skills;
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Compensation and Benefits:
Our ‘Compensation and Benefits’ offer our staff, reward and recognition for their contribution and the expertise they contribute enabling our future growth:

• Competitive salary
• Performance bonus scheme
• Contribution to gym membership
• VHI medical insurance
• Employee assistance programme
• 20 days’ annual leave
• Financial and study support for professional qualifications]
• Pension scheme
• Employee referral bonus
• Death in service
• Tax saver commuter tickets
• Cycle to work scheme
• Good Friday – closed
• Business casual dress code
Continuous professional, legal and personal education

This is an excellent opportunity for you if you enjoy this type of role and would like to work in a busy, growing, and supportive company.



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