Our Client, a boutique law firm, is seeking to hire a Legal Secretary for their Dubai office.

 

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

 

 

- Providing administration support to partners, managers and associates.

 

Document typing, analysis and proofing, amending (including track changes) and formatting documents as required.

 

- Creating and amending documents, managing correspondence and emails.

 

- Opening new files on the system, preparation of client forms.

 

- Scheduling meetings, taking calls from clients, travel arrangements, billing and filing and light reception duties.

 

Managing the Managing Partners PA work.

 

- Scheduling meetings and conferences.

 

- Mailbox management and hard/soft copy filing.

 

- Drafting documents including legal correspondence, documents and reports.

 

- Taking and transcribing oral dictation of notes, memos and legal documents.

 

- Receiving queries from clients and distributing them to relevant lawyers, liaising with clients.

 

- Entering and editing time sheets.

 

- Preparing Trial Bundles and documents for court hearings.

 

Preparing and drafting Engagement Letters.

 

- Assisting lawyers and witnesses in Court.

 

- Managing incoming communications.

 

- Extensive and proactive diary and email management.

 

- Organising travel arrangements.

 

- Updating and maintaining client contact database.

 

- Arranging departmental meetings and events

 

- Undertaking compliance and KYC.

 

 

 

Requirements:

 

 

 

Fast and accurate touch typing skills with outstanding attention to detail.

 

- Proven ability and experience in preparing legal documentation

 

- Experience working within a team, but equally comfortable working alone.

 

- Highly skilled in MS Office applications.

 

- Organised and efficient, able to work to tight deadlines.

 

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

• Ability to work well under pressure.

 

• Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft applications.

 

• Good organisational skills.

 

• Committed team player.

 

• Good client management skills.

 

 

 

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