Gateley Tweed offer a multi-jurisdictional approach, operating in Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and throughout England & Wales. As part of our ambitious growth plans, we are expanding our range of legal services and presence in Northern Ireland .
With offices across Belfast, Dublin and London, we are committed to the regional communities in which we are based, actively supporting a number of causes both nationally and regionally. We have a reputation as a friendly and sociable place to work and we are committed to equality and diversity throughout our offices. This is an exciting time to join the team!
We are looking to recruit a proactive Legal Secretary who can provide administrative assistance to the firms fee earners who act on a variety of legal matters. You will have the opportunity to work on an array of litigated files to include media law and reputation management transactions.
You will be confident liaising with clients & colleagues, proactively organising and managing diaries as well as taking the lead on tasks to ensure a seamless service is provided. You must have the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
The role will be based at the Belfast office. A regular office presence will be required but provides flexibility for an agile home working arrangement.
Key Skills & Experience
Previous experience working in a similar role within the professional services sector, preferably legal Ability to type, draft and produce documents efficiently, and with ease is essential. First class communication skills both written and verbal. Excellent levels of accuracy. Initiative to learn and ability to self-motivate. Experience of working under pressure to tight deadlines with the ability to remain calm. Capability to prioritise and multitask effectively, with good time management and organisational skills. Always demonstrate discretion and the ability to maintain absolute confidentiality. IT skills – Microsoft word, typing, case management use, formatting and editing documents.
Diversity, inclusion and well-being
Diversity, inclusion and well-being is an important part of Gateley Tweed’s culture and values.
We recruit talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, providing equal opportunities for all to join our team regardless of age, sex, race, sexual orientation, disability, or culture.
We create an exciting and rewarding place to work that aims to fulfil everyone’s potential and together to achieve personal and business goals. We offer flexible working patterns to help our staff achieve a good work/ life balance and we encourage candidates seeking flexibility in their next role to apply for any of our vacancies.