Legal Secretary – Litigation & Dispute Resolution (Part Time position)

August 13, 2019

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Fieldfisher is a European law Firm with market leading practices in many of the world’s most dynamic sectors. We have recently launched in Ireland and merged with the one of Ireland’s leading law Firms McDowell Purcell.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams.

Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

Our network has more than 1500 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients’ needs.

We have an immediate vacancy for a Legal Secretary to join our Dispute Resolution team on a part time basis (ideally 5 mornings per week). The successful candidate will be responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to the partners and fee earners in the Dispute Resolution department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Diary management;
  • Preparation of legal documents;
  • Formatting briefs, pleadings, letters and other legal documents;
  • Analysing, researching and summarising legal information;
  • Corresponding with clients, witnesses and council;
  • Transcribing dictation;
  • Collecting information and preparing legal documents;
  • Filing & general administrative support;
  • Reception cover as requested;
  • Other ad hoc activities as required.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Prior experience in a similar position;
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to meet deadlines;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Case management system would be a distinct advantage.

Competitive salary and compensation package offered including:

  • Medical Benefits through our provider Webdoctor
  • 3 days paid leave to cover Christmas closure each year
  • 5 days paid Paternity leave
  • 5 days paid Wedding leave
  • Paid Maternity leave contributions
  • Fully paid fitness classes onsite
  • Travel Tax Incentive Scheme
  • Bike to Work Initiative
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Wellness Programme
  • Sports and Social Club
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Fruit Onsite
  • Early finish on Public holiday weekends

Fieldfisher is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for the role please submit your CV to HR.Ireland@fieldfisher.com or if you have any questions or would like to discuss the role confidentially please contact Karen Dempsey, Human Resource Manager on 01 8280600.

To apply for this job email your details to HR.Ireland@fieldfisher.com

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