The Role We are currently looking for a Bilingual Secretary (English & Arabic) to join our Banking and Finance team in Cairo.
Primary Job Purpose Writing common forms of legal correspondence Help prepare legal documents Assist associates by using their thorough knowledge of how to file legal documents and in some cases, court room procedures Generate a lot of legal content that is used for communication between attorneys and their clients Carry out tasks that require them to answer phones, run errands, coordinate meetings and greet visitors Duties & Responsibilities Must familiarize themselves with legal terminology Expected to perofrm typing and transcription of documentation as required by the associate/partner Compose and type letters, memos, correspondence and reports Participate in the billing process, new matter and closing matter request forms, enter monthly timesheets as well as reminder for client payments and following up client billing queries with finance Participate in meetings for minutes, amend routine legal documents and correspondence as well as proof read when required Expected to adhere to the Firm's policies and procedures Requirements Perform typing and dictation duties Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Establish and maintain good working relationships with colleagues. Help others to meet their objectives and complete assignments. Write, transcribe, format and proof read work with a high degree of accuracy and minimum of supervision. Expereince: 1-2 years in legal field is preferable or other business (however, fresh candidates with strong profiles will also be considered) Secondary School Graduate. Written and spoken English. Previous legal secretarial experience is preferable Type a minimum of 40 words per minute. Good working knowledge of MS Office, E. Mail Motivated, punctual, willing to learn and work in a team.
About The Company Al Tamimi & Company is the largest and most dynamic non-affiliated law firm in the Middle East with 16 offices across 9 countries and comprising 330 lawyers.
Over the years we have advised, and continue to support, government, government-owned entities, local, regional and international companies, banks and financial institutions along with both international and regional law firms.
Our core strength is our people and the diversity of their experience and local knowledge. Our reputation for excellence and regional experience extends beyond our network of offices in UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah), Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iraq, Bahrain, Oman and Egypt. As a firm, our ability to practice local law in each of these jurisdictions – and the ability of each of our licensed litigators to have rights of audience before local courts – is a unique strength that truly sets us apart from our competitors