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17-R-321 Personal Injury Litigation Secretary

FBD Group

  • Dublin
  • Negotiable
  • Fixed term contract
  • Updated 19/01/2018
  • HR
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17-R-321 Personal Injury Litigation Secretary

Job Role l Overview:
The role will involve providing administrative and secretarial support to the In-House Legal Team. The person will inter alia be responsible for the day-to-day management of filing systems, diary, organising attendance of parties at settlement negotiations/trials, liaison point between instructing client and Solicitor, liaison in relation to retention of expert witnesses and commissioning of reports. Secretarial duties will include typing dictated tapes and preparing Briefs for Counsels. Ensuring customer service levels are delivered and maintained in accordance with agreed standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Opening new files to include updating spreedsheet register, organising files, drafting initial letters to claims handlers/third party solicitors, and opening hanging files.
  • Typing dictated tapes to include engrossing defences and other legal pleadings
  • Diary management, arranging settlement meetings and medical examinations of claimants.
  • Cheque requisitions and payments.
  • Photocopying, binding briefs and filing.
  • In the absence of Solicitor providing support with the day to day running of the practice, monitor correspondence and e-mails
  • Opening and stamping incoming post and enveloping outgoing post.
  • Pulling files to match post, putting files away in cabinets.
  • Answering the telephone and managing the answering machine.
  • Any other duties/responsibilities as may be reasonably assigned by the In-house Solicitor in line with company requirements.

The Candidate:

  • Strong background in litigation is essential
  • Ability to prioritise work, manage diaries, multi-task and problem solve
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Excellent time management, written and oral skills
  • A professional approach with an energetic and proactive attitude
  • Strong teamwork/ collaborative skills
  • Experience using a case management system is essential
  • Advanced MS Office Skills are a pre-requisite for this role
  • Fast and accurate audio typing skills (minimum 65wpm)

This role is being offered as a 12 month fixed term contract.

Applications with full Curriculum Vitae quoting reference 17-R-321 Personal Injury Litigation Secretary should be sent be email before close of business Friday 24th January 2018.

FBD is an equal opportunities employer
FBD is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland

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