We are currently looking for an experienced Legal Secretary/PA to join our team. The work involves, but is not limited to:

 

- 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.

 

The candidate we are looking for will have:

Fluent, business level, written and spoken English communication skills

A professional services employment background in a legal environment

Advanced Microsoft Office (formatting, track changes, mail merge) Excel (pivot tables and formulas) and Powerpoint

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 in English.  No Arabic required.

- Ability to work well under pressure.

- Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft applications.

- Good organisational skills.

- Committed team player.

- Good client management skills.

- A hardworking attitude, attention to detail and demonstrated ability to work efficiently under pressure

- Professional demeanor with experience in a multinational environment

 

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