Location: Cyprus, Nicosia
Date Posted: 17/01/2019
Legal Assistant (Litigation) - Legal/Administration – Nicosia - Cyprus
On behalf of our Client, one of the most reputable and prestigious full-service commercial law firms in Cyprus, with offices in Nicosia and Limassol, GRS are seeking a highly experienced Litigation Assistant to join their Nicosia office. The successful candidate will have at least 3 years working experience specifically in the area of Litigation within Cyprus based law firms, and possess exceptional communication, collaboration and administrative skills.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assist lawyers in preparing legal cases, including filing, mediation or settlement
- Manage lawyers and advocates’ dockets, calendars and court appearances
- Maintain contact with clients and update on their case requirements, status and progression
- Keep cases organised, monitor status and progression, meet deadlines, document actions, input information into file database and communicate case status with lawyers and clients.
- Work with court administrators and judges if need be, as well as with the law firm clients and staff.
- Manage heavy volumes of drafting/revising litigation legal documents, filing documents with the courts, preparation of relevant judicial documents including writ of summons, applications for judgment, bankruptcy, modifications, substituted service, follow-up the service of documents, the drafting of judgment, updating clients on their cases, invoicing, credit control and relevant tasks.
- At-least 3 years of admin/secretarial experience in Litigation, within Cyprus law firms
- Very strong organisational and time management skills
- Proficient Computer Skills including Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook
- Excellent Communication Skills, written & spoken, in English and Greek
- Ability to apply critical and analytical thinking to solve and remedy issues as they arise
- Should be detail oriented with the ability to prioritise, stay on task, and multi-task.
- Confident, resourceful and can take initiative
- Ability to tackle challenges, handle pressure & maintain a positive attitude
- Presentable, professional and responsible
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
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