Portuguese speaking Legal Secretary / PA

Carousel Consultancy Ltd
Covent Garden
£30000 - £35000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a prestigious West End based legal firm has a Bi-lingual Legal Secretary vacancy available in their Portuguese Department for a fluent Portuguese and English speaker.

Supporting a Partner, this key role requires producing a lot of legal documents with a substantial amount of typing, involvement with dossiers and direct client liaison.

This traditional yet busy position would suit a strong organiser with outstanding time management and a keen eye for quality and detail who can remain composed under pressure. Your Portuguese and English language skills need to be fluent (both spoken and written) as you will be liaising with Portuguese clients.

Excellent working conditions and benefits available. Hours: 9.30am - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

To succeed within this Portuguese speaking Legal PA / Secretary opportunity, it is important to have the following:

  • Fluent (to mother-tongue level) English and Portuguese, both spoken and written
  • Previous bi-lingual PA / Secretarial experience, ideally within a legal environment
  • Strong MS Office and accurate typing skills
  • Experience of Lotus Notes (ideally)
  • Confident communication skills and experience of liaising with clients
  • Excellent organisational talents
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Spanish language skills would be advantageous

Responsibilities in this Portuguese speaking Secretary role include:

  • Extensive legal document production
  • Diary management
  • Booking appointments
  • Responding to emails
  • Liaising with clients
  • Checking information
  • Managing files
  • Answering all calls and handling enquiries in German and English

To apply for this Bi-lingual Secretary / PA role, please email your CV immediately, in Word format, (not PDF), quoting 'Bi-lingual Legal PA / Secretary - Portuguese'.

Thank you for reading this job advertisement. Please only apply for this Portuguese-speaking Legal Secretary / PA position if you meet the required skills and experience criteria and your CV is free from errors.

We have a fair and comprehensive selection procedure based on the requirements of our clients. We regret that if you have not been contacted within two working days that your application for this position has been unsuccessful. However, please check your junk email folder to ensure that your spam filter hasn't blocked an email from us. We receive many CVs a day and are unable to enter into telephone conversations until we have completed our initial selection procedure.

If you are already registered with Carousel Consultancy, please contact your Consultant directly to discuss any vacancies you see advertised. You do not need to reapply.

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