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Litigation Legal Secretary

  • to €45K
  • Dublin 1
  • Permanent

Our Client is a Top Tier Law Firm based in Dublin 1 who’s employees enjoy a great work/life balance, not least of which is a 35 hour working week.  They currently have a vacancy for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Commercial Litigation Team.

Salary:  to €45k

Benefits:  Pension, Health Cover, Life Assurance, Serious Illness Cover, 23 Days Annual Leave + 1 Company Day.

The Role: 

  • Produce quality work fast and efficiently.
  • Document Management System (Keyhouse) – open new files and maintain existing files.
  • Prepare booklets for court for counsel and for experts.
  • Draft court documents.
  • Prepare and draft bills of costs for clients, narratives, capture outlay, following up with 3rd parties for their invoices – counsel, expert witnesses, etc
  • Draft and redraft documentation using advanced features of Microsoft Word 2016.
  • Deal with partners and solicitors on a proactive basis- communicating any problems which may arise and suggesting solutions to overcome them where suitable.
  • Manage & organise partners & solicitors with all aspects of their diaries.
  • Take telephone messages and manage client relationships.
  • Filing & general administrative support, to include archiving.
  • Risk Management – comply with all of the Firm’s policies & procedures; support Firm-wide risk management initiatives. Adhere to the file review and closure process and ensure all open and in-active matters are reviewed and closed as appropriate.
  • Staff may be requested to carry out other additional tasks as may occur from time to time.

The Candidate: 

  • Good standard of Leaving Certificate, with a recognised secretarial course. Strong keyboard skills, with typing skills a minimum of 65 +wpm
  • Minimum of 3 years legal secretarial experience in the litigation practice area of a law firm.
  • Fast accurate Digital Dictation, with experience in Bighand an advantage.
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, with excellent proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Professional manner and approach.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a busy team
  • Demonstrate attention to detail & excellent organisational skills
  • Maintain confidentiality internally and externally
  • Flexible attitude
  • Contribute to the business objectives and liaise with other teams within the firm as required.

If this Litigation Legal Secretary sounds like you, call us on 01 8456312 to chat through details.

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