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Legal Secretary - Banking

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July 19, 2018

Opening for Legal Secretary in Banking reporting to supervising partner.

Responsibilities

  • Produce quality work efficiently and accurately. 
  • Document Management System - open new files and maintain existing files.
  • Draft and redraft documentation using advanced features of Microsoft Office 2010.
  • 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 on all aspects of their diaries to include meetings and international travel.
  • 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.

Requirements

Suitable candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • 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 a corporate law firm.
  • Fast accurate Digital Dictation, with experience in Bighand essential.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, with excellent proficiency in Microsoft Outlook,  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.