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Employer GHL Recruitment
Job Title Legal Executive/Dispute Resol D4 Cont
Description

Legal Executive / Dispute Resolution for a 18 month contract based in Dublin 4

Salary: 35K

Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Principal purpose

To provide legal executive support in our Dispute Resolution Department.

Main duties

  1. Liaising and corresponding with clients via email and telephone and managing queries in an expected timeframe
  2. Liaising with internal accounts department and clients in respect of funds received from clients and outlays to be incurred
  3. Preparing and issuing proceedings
  4. Arranging for service of proceedings issued within the jurisdiction and outside of the jurisdiction through the Transmitting Agency (Circuit Court Office)
  5. Maintaining and updating files and in particular excel spreadsheets detailing proceedings issued, status of proceedings including pleadings and client contact information
  6. Generating large volumes of correspondence – mail merge
  7. Updating existing briefs for Counsel and preparing new briefs
  8. Attending upon Counsel in Court
  9. Attending meetings and taking detailed attendance notes in respect of same
Required skills & experience

  • Strong litigation experience (preferably High Court)
  • Calm, organised and logical approach required to prioritise and organise workload
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and work to deadlines
  • Positive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A pleasant & professional telephone manner
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Proficient with MS Office applications in particular Excel and Word (mail merge)
For furhter information, please contact:Fiona Ralph at GHL 016610911

This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com
Location D4, Dublin South
Date Added 16 days ago
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