Charterhouse is working with an international law firm, one of the few firms pushing expansion in the region. The team are looking to hire a Legal Secretary/PA in Dubai. This role could be within either Insolvency Disputes or General Corporate (depending on your experience). The firm offer a friendly, yet professional culture where a work/life balance is encouraged.
About the Role
In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the Lawyers in either team (IDR/Corporate) with full secretarial responsibilities. This can include diary management, opening client matters and detailed document production as well as, client billing and collections. You will support approximately 4-5 Lawyers and will be working to tight deadlines where efficiency and accuracy is essential. There are opportunities for Secretary’s to take on extra responsibilities, such as Business Development, Events, Recruitment etc. Overtime is also a possibility on top of normal working hours (8:30am-5pm).
The ideal candidate for this position should have a minimum of 3 years legal secretarial experience from another international firm. Additionally, you should have regional experience, but this is not essential if you have an exceptional background. Preference will be given to candidates with off-shore law experience. The most important factor is having a positive personality, enjoy getting ‘stuck in’ and have a passion for learning and working as a team.