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Legal Secretary - Real Estate Team

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June 05, 2018

Dillon Eustace is one of Ireland’s leading law firms focusing on financial services, banking and capital markets, corporate and M&A, litigation and dispute resolution, real estate and taxation.  Headquartered in Dublin, the firm’s international practice has established offices in Tokyo, New York  and Cayman Islands.

To support and sustain the continued expansion of the Real Estate team we are looking for an experienced Legal Secretary.  This is an exciting opportunity to join the team where you will work with clients and colleagues of the highest calibre on a diverse range of interesting and challenging Property work.

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.
  • 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.

Interested candidates should email a detailed CV to Claire O’Regan at HR@dilloneustace.ie quoting the position title.