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Legal Secretary/Administrator - Glasgow

This role involves supporting the solicitors in the RES Group Legal team with work related to property and commercial contracts, legal documentation and data rooms. This role is a job share on a part time basis

Organisational context

 - This post reports to the Legal Director

 - Providing support to the Legal Function within the RES Group

 - Regular interaction with various departments across the RES Group

Key Accountabilities

 - Assisting in the preparation and maintenance of due diligence data rooms for project sales and financings.

 - Assisting in-house solicitors on contracts and legal documentation.

 - Word processing and amending documents.

 - Arranging for signature of documents.

 - Proof reading contract documentation for discrepancies, omissions and errors, highlighting and correcting issues where appropriate.  

 - Taking the initiative in the integration of legal documents into an Electronic Content Management (ECM) system.

 - Responsibility for filing of signed contracts.

 - Assisting in the administration and convening of monthly Legal Team meetings (including responsibility for the management of a table / spreadsheet summarising the current projects and matters that each team member is involved in).

 - Provide general secretarial and administrative support.

  - Managing Legal Director’s diary

Knowledge
 - Strong computer literacy with particular knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office and DeltaView or similar comparison tools 
 - Ideally experience in working within  a Project-based business or experience of working on projects

Skills 
 - Willing and quick to learn
 - The ability to be highly organised, in order to manage and priorities multiple tasks
 - A keen attention to detail, specifically when dealing with technical and legal documentation
 - Enthusiastic and willing to undertake a wide range of tasks
 - Able to work unsupervised and take ownership of tasks
 - Good communication skills
 - Able to work at an advance level with MS Office packages, in particular Word, Excel & Outlook.

Experience
 - Previous project experience preferable
 - Experience of working within in a legal team

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Posted: 07/11/2018

Location: UK & Ireland

Contract Type:Part-Time

Type of Role: Legal