Legal Secretary (Evenings)
Dublin City, one of Ireland’s premier law firms.
They currently seek to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary (evenings) to join the firm.
The successful candidate will be responsible for 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;
Dictaphone and copy typing;
Organising travel arrangements;
and Other secretarial, administrative and ad hoc tasks and projects, as requested.
Experience, Knowledge & Skills
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.