Job description / Role
Working for my client a leading multinational law firm based at the DIFC, I am seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to join an already established and successful team.
Typical daily duties will include; complex diary management for all attorneys, document production, including amendments and formatting, track changes and working in multiple versions of documents. Making travel arrangements as required, including flights, accommodation and airport transfers. Involvement in the billing process, including working with the partner and the accounts team to produce the monthly bills, checking the accuracy of the bills and sending them out in a timely manner. Following the procedure of opening of new matters and taking on new clients, including obtaining documentation for every client. Preparing expense claim forms for the attorneys. Assisting with secretarial and admin tasks as directed by the Line Manager.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of three to five years’ experience as a Secretary working within a law firm, fluent in English, both verbal and written (preferably native language). A friendly team player with a can-do attitude, excellent communication skills and good work ethic.
You will have a minimum typing speed of 60 words per minute and high level of accuracy. Advanced Outlook/ Word/ Excel/ PowerPoint 2010 skills. Advanced document and formatting skills.
About the Company
Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.
Our Middle East office was founded in December 2005, headquartered in Dubai UAE. We deal with clients in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other key areas in the region. Our consultants sector-specific knowledge and unique understanding of the local market allows us to offer an exceptional level of service across all divisions.
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As part of our continuing expansion, we have opened a dedicated Abu Dhabi desk to further assist with our client needs across the region.
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