Secretary

Language requirements: English
Term: Permanent
Department: Litigation
Office: Abu Dhabi
The role

Duties and Responsibilities are as follows: 

  • Writing common forms of legal correspondence
  • Help prepare legal documents
  • Assist associates by using their thorough knowledge of how to file legal documents and in some cases
  • Generate a lot of legal content that is used for communication between attorneys and their clients
  • Carry out tasks that require them to answer phones, run errands, coordinate meetings
  • For executive secretaries, must support senior members of a department and backup team leaders in the event of the team leader’s absence
  • Participate in the billing process, new matter and closing matter request forms, enter daily timesheets as well as reminder for client payments and following up client billing queries with finance
  • Participate in meetings for minutes, amend routine legal documents and correspondence as well as proof read when required
Skills and experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ secretarial experience from a professional service company
  • Excellent English drafting 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office Applications
  • Sound knowledge of office procedures
  • Working knowledge of record-keeping techniques
  • Fast typing speed in English is required, Arabic is an addition
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to build relationships with colleagues
  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and a proactive attitude

 

About Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company has unrivalled experience, having operated in the region for over 30 years. Our lawyers combine international experience and qualifications with expert regional knowledge and understanding.

We are a full-service firm, specialising in advising and supporting major international corporations, banks and financial institutions, government organisations and local, regional and international companies. Our main areas of expertise include arbitration & litigation, banking & finance, corporate & commercial, intellectual property, real estate, construction & infrastructure, and technology, media & telecommunications. Our lawyers provide quality legal advice and support to clients across all of our practice areas.

Our business and regional footprint continues to grow, and we seek to expand further in line with our commitment to meet the needs of clients doing business across the MENA region.

For more information please visit : www.tamimi.com