Legal Secretary

Job Description

Legal Secretary
Dublin 2, Top Firm

Providing secretarial and administrative assistance to multiple Partners and to assist them in providing a professional service to the client.

In addition, the Legal Secretary may be asked to cover for other secretaries in their teams/groups and to provide relief assistance to any department in the firm.


Responsibilities will include;

Drafting, amending, preparing correspondence and documentation to a high standard, in accordance with house style and to tight deadlines;

Dealing with client queries, ensuring they are handled in a professional, courteous and prompt manner;

Client invoicing – drafting narratives, preparing reports, and tailoring to client specification through e-billing;

Maintaining and archiving files – hard and soft copy;

Preparing pleadings and briefs and bibles for Court;

Scheduling documents;

Dictaphone and copy typing;

Organising travel arrangements;

Diary management; and

Other secretarial, administrative and ad hoc tasks and projects, as requested.


The successful candidate will have:

A minimum of 3 year’s relevant experience;

Strong MS Office skills;

80+ wpm typing speed;

Strong interpersonal and communications skills;

Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills; the ability to manage a busy workload and meet client needs on a consistent basis;

A very high level of accuracy and attention to detail.


The successful candidate will have:

Secretarial or Legal/Admin course qualification.

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