Fluent German/French Office Assistant at Boutique International Law firm to £28,000
A boutique international litigation law firm, based in the heart of the City, is looking to hire a new position as a Bilingual/Trilingual Office Office Assistant (German, French, English – fluency required in at least two of these languages, ideally all three!) with the rare opportunity of being involved with hands on work for all the firm’s departments and expectations. Attitude will be key to this hire, someone hardworking, proactive and has the attitude of no job too big or too small in addition to being bright, engaging with a strong level of gravitas as you will be liaising with both clients and the firm’s lawyers from day one. The firm is more than happy to hire someone who has just left university with limited experience (internships, placements, vacation schemes) or is degree educated with 6 to 12 months experience in a similar role within a law firm. Fluency in a second/third language is essential. Working within a diverse team, applicants will need to be motivated to learn, develop and to get involved in everything. Duties and responsibilities will involve being based on front-of-house, meeting and greeting all visitors ensuring a very high level of client service, legal research, preparation of legal and non-legal documents, business development activities, event organisation, document review, bundling and general administrative duties. Other duties will involve diary management, organising and filing correspondence and assisting the Office Manager. Standard hours are 9:30 to 17:30 and candidates must be competent in the use of Outlook, Excel, work with a good understanding of IT. Strong education is important, ideally a 2:1 and good grades at both ‘A’ Level and GCSE. Applicants need to be degree educated, preferably a law degree, however other degrees will be considered as attitude and team-fit will be the top priorities for this hire.