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FLAC is currently recruiting for the role of:

Legal Secretary

March Job ad (3)

Job Description

Reporting to the Managing Solicitor

 

Legal Secretary (part-time 25 hours pw)

Overview

FLAC (Free Legal Advice Centres) is an independent legal and human rights organisation, which exists to promote equal access to justice. Our vision is of a society where everyone can access fair and accountable mechanisms to assert and vindicate their rights. FLAC is seeking to recruit a part time legal secretary to support its litigation practice and team of two solicitors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide efficient and effective secretarial and administrative support to two solicitors.
  • Transcribing dictation.
  • Working within and maintaining and developing the case work database used by the Office.
  • Filing, maintaining and updating paper files.
  • Creating and amending documents and correspondence using various Microsoft Office packages e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Opening new files, closing files and archiving and file management.
  • Providing effective diary management e.g. making appointments, arranging meetings and maintaining critical dates diary.
  • Producing general correspondence and legal documents using digital dictation systems.
  • Preparing court forms.
  • Compiling Briefs for Counsel and Booklets for Court.
  • Liaising with clients and counsel as necessary.
  • Complying with FLAC’s Health and Safety policy and procedures.
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time in connection with this position.

Salary is commensurate with experience

A CV and covering letter should be sent to recruitment@flac.ie, by 17th June  FLAC is an equal opportunities employer.

 

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