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Executive Assistant – Legal Job Vacancy in a Fully Serviced Legal Practice Firm

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Hamilton Lloyd and Associates – Our client, is a fully serviced legal practice firm established in 1980 and has over the last three decades earned a reputation of consistently exceeding expectations. Due to internal expansion, they are looking to hire a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Executive Assistant – Legal

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • The Executive Assistant shall provide essential support to the Managing Partner during / in-between legal cases
  • He/she will provide both traditional administrative and legal support
  • The incumbent shall represent the Managing Partner in a professional and congenial manner in person, in telephone conversations and in written correspondence.

Job Requirements

  • Education: A Degree in any relevant course from a reputable school.
  • Experience: Minimum 3-5 years experience with a Law firm.

Job Competency:

  • Legal knowledge – legal executive assistants are knowledgeable in the type of law that their firm practices, applying it to specific cases
  • Research skills – legal executive assistants are research experts, knowing where to look for new data and how to interpret it
  • Project and case management experience – legal executive assistants are adept at managing the administrative aspects of a case
  • Organizational skills – successful legal executive assistants are well organized, keeping track of everything happening
  • Perceptive – legal executive assistants are perceptive, often finding details pertinent to a case that others may have missed

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform Research – Legal executive assistants perform legal research specific to the case currently being worked. They gather information in an organized manner and present it to the managing attorney.
  • Provide Administrative Support – Legal executive assistants provide general administrative support to the legal team. This includes organizing schedules, arranging meetings, and setting up travel arrangements.
  • Write Reports – Legal executive assistants write legal reports based on the data gathered from research and initial interviews. They write clear and concise reports so that all involved parties can understand them.
  • Organize and Track Case Documentation
  • Case documentation must be organized efficiently. Legal executive assistants organize and track case documentation, making it easily accessible to team members who need it.
  • Maintain Legal Databases – Legal executive assistants maintain the firm’s legal databases. They also use external legal databases as needed to gather more data for the case.
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Deadline:30th August, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: preye@hamiltonlloydandassociates.com

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