Legal SecretaryRef:217428

Last Updated: 2020/08/20

Company: Legal Administration Industry: Legal Firm


Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support to Partner in the practice of law

  • Assists in preparing for trials, mediation, depositions, meetings, etc. in a fast-paced, accurate and high-volume litigation practice

  • Maintains, organizes, and manages client files. Experience using a document management system is an advantage

  • Knowledge of litigation deadlines - Dockets/calendars deadlines

  • Exercises discretion and maintains information of a confidential nature

  • Ability to E-file or exercise research online

  • Assist with travel arrangements and process expense reimbursements

  • Maintain Partner’s calendars

  • Open new client/matter files, request conflict checks


Requirements 

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration/ Law/ Portuguese/English/Translation or equivalent.

  • At least three (3) years of recent experience in a law firm or professional firm;

  • Excellent proficiency in Chinese Cantonese and English (Mandarin and Portuguese are plus)

  • Advanced knowledge of the legal process (on the job training will be provided); rules of procedure; excellent time management skills, secretarial, grammar, and proofreading skills

  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite

  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with co-workers, clients, courts and other lawyers and be proactive about seeking clarification of ambiguities


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