Dentons UK and Middle East LLP Glasgow, UK
10 Feb, 2019Permanent
The department Banking and finance is at the heart of every economy, providing the means to help businesses expand and investors grow. Dentons’ Banking and Finance team operates at the industry’s forefront, working with innovative finance products across the world. Our integrated global team of Banking and Finance lawyers and professionals offers an expansive breadth of insight, helping our clients to structure and document transactions that help to provide financing to virtually every industry. Since Dentons represents both finance providers and users, our clients benefit from counsel that understands the needs and wants of each party. Whether it is a domestic bank in Hong Kong, a government development bank in Moscow, or banks in several other locations, our team understands our clients. Dentons’ extensive, deep sector-specific experience also ensures they are working with a team that’s fluent in our client's language and understands the local market. In fact, emerging jurisdictions often engage Dentons to assist in the development of banking and finance legislative frameworks. Purpose of role To deliver outstanding secretarial support to partners and fee-earners, displaying a strong focus on exceptional client service. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about delivering a professional secretarial service of the highest quality. Responsibilities Proactive diary management Creating/amending documents and letters Digital dictation Organising meetings, travel arrangements, lunches and conference calls Collating billing guides, drafting narratives and covering letters to clients Time recording Updating/adding contacts to InterAction Processing expense claims Photocopying and filing Required experience, skills and attributes Fast, accurate typing Ability to turn around large documents at speed Proficient in using InterAction and Microsoft Office suite of applications Ability to prioritise and organise Effective communicator Strong attention to detail Ability to use own initiative and remain calm under pressure Sound team player Confident and professional telephone manner Pro-active and "can do" attitude Special requirements of the role Willingness to work beyond core business hours to meet clients' expectations. Language capabilities We are a truly global law firm and as such, always welcome hearing from those with foreign language capabilities.