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Legal Secretary

Irwin & Dow

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP447-1077

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is an international law firm, well regarded by their peers with constant international reach and growth. They are widely regarded as ground breaking and forward thinking in their approach, offering employees a strong supportive work environment to assist them in achieving their full potential and are thus widely regarded as an employer of choice by candidates.

As part of their ongoing growth strategy we are now seeking an additional Legal Secretary to join this busy and prestigious office in Dubai International Financial Centre .This is a new role due to the addition of further clients requiring their services and therefore, you will be hands on with the wider team to support all departments and a number of Lawyers. This role demands professionalism and the capability to handle highly confidential documents at all times. As the Legal Secretary and integral support to the team you will handle all client requests via telephone and email, prepare excel and PowerPoint documents and collate and issue client billings. The role will also involve extensive travel and diary management alongside the organisation of meeting facilities such as audio and video equipment and catering requirements on a very regular basis when hosting client meetings at the office.


As this is a boutique office environment, it is imperative that candidates show a willingness and flexibility to assist above and beyond and not be bound by job description. There may be Reception cover required for example and the candidate would be expected to take this on. Teamwork is something our client focuses specifically on.

To be selected for this role you should posses a minimum of 2 years’ experience within a multinational organisation and have excellent communication skills in the English language to native standard. You will be accustomed to MS office including Excel and PowerPoint and the formation of formal documents. Candidates are expected to be highly presentable with a very corporate approach. In return the role can offer a stable career opportunity and the ability to develop your skills and grow within the firm.

About the Company

Irwin & Dow was established by two highly experienced recruitment professionals, Tracey Irwin and Jocelyn Dow. We provide a refreshing approach by working in close partnership with clients and candidates within the Business Support, Secretarial, HR & Finance sectors.

Good staff are key to every business. We recognise and appreciate this, having over thirty years combined recruitment and executive search experience within the region.

Our main aim is to provide a specialist service to clients preferring to work with a bespoke consultancy.

Our values of discretion and diplomacy are paramount and our ultimate goal is to become a partner of choice for all our clients and candidates.

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