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Legal Secretary - Disputes

Barratt Galvin

Dubai, UAE

Ref: OP936-138

Job description / Role

The Opportunity

We're excited to be representing an international law firm as they search for an Legal Secretary to join their office in Dubai.

• Working in the Litigation team, this is a collaborative role which will involve:
• Amending and typing correspondence and documents via dictation and copy typing;
• Preparing legal documents and Court briefs;
• Extensive travel and diary management;
• Telephone and inbox management;
• File and database maintenance;
• Processing expense claims and preparing client bills;
• Attending to incoming and outgoing mail and faxes; and
• Ad hoc administration tasks.
• This would suit someone with a good foundation in legal support but looking for growth, development, and mentorship in their next role.


Please note that CV's will only be accepted by applying directly through Gulf Talent.

The Requirements

• Listed below are the minimum expectations for technical skills, experience and qualifications which individuals need to meet in order to perform their role:
• Previous experience of working within a global or US law firm;
• Fluent in Arabic and English;
• Minimum typing speed 60wpm with a high level of accuracy and good knowledge of MS Office Suite and legal database and billing systems;
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an emphasis on initiative and teamwork;
• Trustworthy and professionally presented.

About the Company

Barratt Galvin is an Australian based business providing recruitment solutions from a global perspective. Drawing on our networks throughout Australia, the Middle East and the UK we are able to utilise our extensive experience recruiting locally within each region as well as facilitating international moves when the need arises.

Our experience spans small boutiques right through to mid to top tier and global firms, as well as in-house legal departments and not for profit organisations. We recruit across a broad range of roles including:

Lawyer Paralegal Legal Secretary EA/PA HR Administration/Office Support

Please note, applicants are advised only to apply to Barratt Galvins job opportunities through the GulfTalent portal. All direct applications will be deleted.

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