LALIVE is an international and independent law firm based in Switzerland, with offices in Geneva, Zurich and London, renowned for its expertise and experience in international legal matters, in particular dispute resolution.
LALIVE is an international and independent law firm based in Switzerland with offices in Geneva Zurich and London renowned for its expertise and experience in international legal matters in particular dispute resolution. Legal Assistant We are looking for a dedicated bright and motivated Legal Assistant in our Zurich office with excellent judgement and communication skills attention to detail and a real desire to be part of a dynamic international environment. Working as part of a team the legal assistant will provide support to our lawyers and partners and will always strive to provide the best possible quality of service and a helping hand within the team.
Responsibilities will include
Handling administrative and organisational tasks as well as correspondence in German and English
Drafting of correspondence and legal documents
Opening new client profiles and case files on the database system
Carrying out conflict of interest COI checks
Producing all typing and secretarial services and correspondence
Support with filing of submissions and hearing preparations including formatting cite checking and translations work
Managing client dossiers with appropriate filing and billing
Managing physical and electronic filing and archiving
Handling diary management and travel arrangements booking hotel and flights taking care of potential reimbursements and others
Providing general diverse tasks including replacement at reception.
What we are looking for
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Responsive pro-active with a strong ownership of tasks and responsibilities
Proven ability to work in a team as well as autonomously
Excellent analytical and drafting abilities
Completed commercial apprenticeship
3 years' experience gained a similar administrative assistant role experience in a law firm would be an advantage
Native or near-native German and excellent written and oral English imperative other languages including French a strong asset
Strong computer skills including MS Office Outlook Word Excel PPT
If you are interested in joining our dynamic international team please submit your application documents online here addressed to Manilay Wiesner Office Manager and HR Coordinator. For any questions regarding this role mail firstname.lastname@example.org . Only direct applications considered