JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE
Excellent opportunity to join an elite, global law firm with a strong Middle East presence. The Doha office continues its expansion and are seeking a Legal Secretary to deliver outstanding secretarial support to partners and fee-earners, displaying a strong focus on exceptional client service. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about delivering a professional secretarial service of the highest quality.
This is a busy role, but the candidate will need to be able to work autonomously and independently and use their initiative. Excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask, taking on ad-hoc responsibilities, when and where required is important. You will be considered an integral member of the team and therefore will be relied upon heavily for support, discretion and professionalism always.
Attention to detail is paramount in this role and multiple deadlines need to be managed within the team. Excellent IT skills are required, specifically in MS Word and MS Excel and knowledge of documentation management systems would be beneficial. Duties will include diary and international travel management, document control and collation, opening of files, continuous compliance and monitoring and client interaction, both in person and via email. You will manage updates on legal software and manage billing and document control via these systems.
Exceptional communication and written skills in English are required, coupled with excellent interpersonal skills and a strong client service orientation. Candidates must be proactive and be prepared to assist with any office tasks willingly.
Our client is seeking the right fit for their team and as such they are very open to looking at candidates with legal experience, as well as those who may not have had any, but who are dynamic and fast leaners with a real interest in what the firm does.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Irwin & Dow was established in 2013 to provide clients with a unique and highly personalised recruitment service, providing the very top calibre of candidates across the business support and secretarial function.
We provide a refreshing approach, working in close partnership with clients and candidates across diverse industry sectors; large MNC’s, government & semi -government entities, SME’s, local businesses and in the start-up and UHNWI support framework.
Great people equal great success: all our candidates are interviewed personally by a member of the team, and we develop longstanding and in-depth relationships with our clients, understanding their corporate culture and goals to ensure a successful outcome for both parties.
Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount, and we are pleased to be a partner of choice for clients and candidates.