Legal Secretary- Fixed Term Contract - #33389

Irwin & Dow

Date: 1 week ago
City: Dubai
Contract type: Full time
The Role
A global law firm based in the DIFC, are seeking a Legal Secretary with international law firm experience to join their team in covering a 4 month fixed term contract. The firm’s expertise is spread across a broad span of business disciplines and major industries from healthcare to education, and they have a presence in the majority of the world’s continents from the USA to China. As a Legal Secretary for the Dubai office, the successful candidate will report to the Business Manager and you will be responsible for providing all legal documentation support to all levels of seniority including Managing Partners, Associates and Paralegals across the office and all legal departments. You will be involved in all cases and expected to work alongside the Secretarial Team to ensure all deadlines are met, sharing the daily workload. Duties will include typing of MOUs, POAs, preparation of court documents and bundles, indexes and case file updates, client liaison and updates on the internal systems. You will work to a very high level of discretion and confidentiality with exceptional attention to detail at all times. You should also be capable of taking dictation and compiling complex legal documents via track changes. The role will also include scheduling of meetings, conference calls and some diary management and travel for the Senior Team.

In order to be successful, the ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience within the global legal sector and possess a proven ability in the preparation of all documentation across a varied range of legal disciplines. Therefore, those with advanced skills in MS Office are required. Candidates will also be excellent communicators in the English language, to near native standard in both their reading and writing capabilities. You should work well within a team, but equally be able to work alone and have the ability to work under pressure. This is an exciting opportunity for a high quality, experienced individual to join our client’s international law firm and ideally, we are seeking those who are immediately available and have their own visa.

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 MNCs, government & semi -government entities, SMEs, 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.

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