Legal Assistant Zurich

Permanent employee, Full-time · Zurich (ZRH)

Role description
  • 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.
Your profile
  • 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) 
About us

The key to our firm’s success lies in our people. We are proud to have built an incredibly international, multilingual, culturally diverse and highly stimulating environment. We are strong advocates of diversity and gender equality and actively look to support our employees in helping them to achieve the right work-life balance. We are staunch believers in ongoing training and as such significantly invest and support our lawyers in the development of their practice at the firm.

As a constantly growing firm, we are always interested in hearing from talented and motivated candidates who feel they would thrive at our firm. We welcome applications from qualified lawyers, trainees (Swiss law and international law), professional support and administrative staff. #acareeratlalive #lifeatlalive

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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