Secretary (Corporate, Tax and Real Estate)

Recruiter
DLA Piper
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Jan 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Role Classification
Other Professional
Contract Type
Permanent

THE ROLE

We are recruiting a Secretary to work within the hub and to support Fee Earners within the team.
    
This is a role for an individual who thrives on delivering results to a diverse and challenging client group, and who is looking to build a career as part of a leading global law firm.

You will have the skills, knowledge and attributes to work flexibly and autonomously within our fast moving and changing environment.
 
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide general secretarial and admin service as part of the Secretarial team to the Group
  • Assist the Secretarial team in providing Fee Earners in the Group with effective and high quality secretarial support that appropriately meets their requirements, enabling them to focus on providing legal services to clients
  • Ensure clear and concise record keeping relating to tasks undertaken and correct filing of tasks and supporting materials (e.g. email instructions / discussions)
  • Follow hub processes and procedures when undertaking tasks
  • Collaborate with hub team members on hub processes, procedures and solutions
  • Respond appropriately to Fee Earner requirements/needs
  • Actively participate in hub team meetings

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Technical expertise
  • Planning and organising
  • Initiative
  • Impact and influence
  • Teamwork and cooperation
  • Interpersonal understanding
  • Problem solving ability

THE FIRM 
   
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.  Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. 
     
We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering  practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.
      
At DLA Piper we are firmly committed to diversity and inclusion. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual and we know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued.
   
We offer exceptional career opportunities to our lawyers, aspiring graduates, and business services professionals in a truly challenging and rewarding environment. 

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