Legal Assistant

06 Jun 2021
04 Jul 2021
John Finn
Job Type

I am recruiting for a Legal Assistant for a client based here in Ireland. This will be a 6 month contract with a view to extend.

Package: Please contact John Finn in Manpower Group for full details.

Location: Dublin

Job Description and overview:

  • Processing incoming mail
  • Responsibility for accurately entering and monitoring calendar and diary system
  • Opening new files
  • Coordinating and scheduling with barristers, opposing counsel, expert and factual witnesses, and other external vendors. Prepare general correspondence, pleadings and subpoenas
  • Drafting various legal documents
  • Assisting in correspondences to obtain information, drafting responses, consolidating evidence
  • Assisting in court preparation to include responsibility for preparing full briefs for counsel, together with papers required for Judge
  • Responsibility for ensuring Pembroke's fee notes raised at conclusion of file and closing files
  • Maintaining File Database
  • Preparing court documents and dealing with all aspects of the litigation process
  • Coordinating and scheduling with barristers, , expert and factual witnesses, and other external vendors
  • Prepare general correspondence, pleadings and subpoenas
  • Drafting various legal documents
  • Dealing with inbound and outbound enquiries, both written correspondence and by telephone
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with clients

Your Skills & Experience :

  • 5+ years' experience as a legal administrator and strong understanding of the litigation process.
  • Solid knowledge / understanding of local, jurisdictional court rules and procedures
  • Excellent communication, organization and grammar skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, Adobe, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Evolve, or similar Case Management system a distinct advantage
  • File Maintenance & Management. Preparation of Legal Documents
  • Problem Solving
  • Data Gathering, Reporting & Administration
  • Time and Project Management

If you are interested in this Legal Assistant's role please forward on your updated CV for review.

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