Defence Litigation Legal Secretary – D4 – 35k

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Job Description

My client, an international law firm, are looking to recruit a Legal Secretary to join their fast growing Defence Litigation Team.

They have an excellent team who work and play together and take real pride in their work.

If you are interested in joining an energetic and dynamic team where you will learn new skills and progress, you should apply.

Not only do they provide an outstanding client experience, but they also work hard at providing a welcoming, encouraging, supportive and inclusive environment for their highly valued team.

This position represents an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a successful and dynamic law firm in their brand new offices in Dublin 4.

Role Responsibility

  • Prepare correspondence and documents from digital dictation;
  • Preparing briefs;
  • Creating, amending and formatting legal documents and templates with a high degree of accuracy;
  • File management, including electronic filing, scanning, photocopying and archiving;
  • Diary management;
  • Assist with expense claims;
  • Reception cover (1 hour per week);
  • Arrange travel and hotel accommodation;
  • Booking of meeting rooms.

The Ideal Candidate

  • 1-2 years experience as a legal seretary
  • Strong dictation experience;
  • A minimum of 60 wpm;
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy is essential;
  • Excellent administration skills;
  • Ability to work on one's own initiative;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Ability to prioritise large workloads;
  • Ability to multi-task and work to strict deadlines;
  • Team orientated and collaborative with a flexible attitude;
  • Professional telephone manner and excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
  • The candidate should have a positive, helpful and cheerful attitude;
  • Vast experience preparing briefs


  • 24 days annual leave (increasing with service)
  • Personal Retirement Savings Account
  • (PRSA)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Bikes to Work
  • Dublin Tax Saver Commuter Scheme
  • Flu Vaccination

Interested and think you're a good fit? Submit your application or contact Shauna: or call 01 614 6059

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Shauna Porter

Recruitment Consultant +353 1 614 6059