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Legal Secretary/Executive


Job Length:Permanent


Firm:Kod Lyons Solicitors

Job Type:Full Time

Email Address:nicola.dunphy@kodlyons.ie


Practice Area:

Web Address:http://www.kodlyons.ie

Kod Lyons Solicitors is Ireland's leading public interest, criminal defence and human rights law practice based in Dublin. They are seeking a Legal Secretary to join their Litigation team. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have initiative, drive, strong interpersonal skills and practical experience in civil litigation.


  • Appropriate experience as a legal secretary in civil litigation.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Providing full support to the fee earners in managing their portfolio of files;
  • Liaison with clients, providers and third parties;
  • Organise and maintain electronic files to secure;
  • SLA compliance;
  • Preparing and processing legal documents/completion of draft PIAB applications forms;
  • Arranging meeting and maintaining the court diary system.

Ideal candidate:

  • Ideally a minimum of 2 years' experience;
  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative;
  • Previous experience working as a litigation legal secretary is essential;
  • Very organised with ability to prioritise and multitask;
  • Excellent computer skills - an ability to work predominantly “paperless” with knowledge of case management systems and standard office software Word, Excel, Outlook etc.;
  • Excellent writing, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Pro-active approach to work and willingness to learn;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Ability to meet deadlines;
  • Work as part of a professional team.

If you wish to apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to: nicola.dunphy@kodlyons.ie

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