Legal Secretary (Contract 9 months)

Job Description

Legal Secretary (Contract 9 months)

International Firm Dublin 4


Job Introduction
Our client is looking to recruit a Legal Secretary to work with their Healthcare Team. They are seeking a legal secretary with litigation experience and who is accustomed to working in a busy team environment.

Role Responsibility:
Preparing correspondence and documents from digital dictation
Preparing briefs
Creating, amending and formatting legal documents and templates with a high degree of accuracy
Updating the MI databases
File management, including/both physical and electronic filing, scanning, photocopying and archiving
Liaising with experts/counsel
Arranging meetings/consultations
Diary management
Assist with expense claims
Booking of meeting rooms
Issuing large documents such as briefs to Counsel/experts via Sharefile
Billing preparation and issuing bills to clients
Debt collection
Booking travel

The Ideal Candidate:
Proven experience of working as a Legal Secretary a must
Strong dictation experience
A minimum of 60 wpm
Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF Docs and Sharefile
Strong attention to detail and accuracy is essential
Excellent administration skills
Ability to work on one's own initiative
Ability to draft correspondence when asked to do so
Excellent organisational skills
Ability to prioritise large workloads
Ability to multi-task and work to strict deadlines
Team orientated and collaborative with a flexible attitude
Professional telephone manner and excellent communication skills, both written and oral
The candidate should have a positive, helpful and cheerful attitude
Experience of preparing briefs

Package Description:
24 days annual leave pro rata (increasing with service)
Personal Retirement Savings Account (PRSA)
Private Medical Insurance
Group Life Assurance Scheme
Income Protection Insurance
Employee Assistance Programme
Flexible Benefits
Bike to Work
Dublin Tax Saver Commuter Scheme
Hybrid working option

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