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Legal Secretary (FTC 9 Months) - Dublin

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

DAC Beachcroft Dublin is looking to recruit a Legal Secretary to work with our Healthcare Team.  We are seeking a legal secretary with litigation experience and who is accustomed to working in a busy team environment.

Role Responsibility

  • Preparing correspondence and documents from digital dictation
  • Preparing briefs
  • Creating, amending and formatting legal documents and templates with a high degree of accuracy
  • Updating the MI databases
  • File management, including/both physical and electronic filing, scanning, photocopying and archiving
  • Liaising with experts/counsel
  • Arranging meetings/consultations
  • Diary management
  • Assist with expense claims
  • Booking of meeting rooms
  • Issuing large documents such as briefs to Counsel/experts via Sharefile
  • Billing preparation and issuing bills to clients
  • Debt collection
  • Booking travel

The Ideal Candidate

  • Proven experience of working as a Legal Secretary a must
  • Strong dictation experience
  • A minimum of 60 wpm
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF Docs and Sharefile
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy is essential
  • Excellent administration skills
  • Ability to work on one's own initiative
  • Ability to draft correspondence when asked to do so
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise large workloads
  • Ability to multi-task and work to strict deadlines
  • Team orientated and collaborative with a flexible attitude
  • Professional telephone manner and excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • The candidate should have a positive, helpful and cheerful attitude
  • Experience of preparing briefs

Package Description

  • 24 days annual leave pro rata (increasing with service)
  • Personal Retirement Savings Account (PRSA)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Bike to Work
  • Dublin Tax Saver Commuter Scheme
  • Hybrid working option

About the Company

DAC Beachcroft Ireland has over 80 employees and is continuing to grow. We are a full service law firm with a diverse domestic and international client base.  We are part of DAC Beachcroft LLP, an international law firm comprising in excess of 2,500 staff and benefiting from the depth and reach of a legal network with coverage across Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and North America. Our clients benefit from the management and quality systems of a truly international law firm.

We are constantly developing our international pedigree, whilst maintaining a strong domestic focus, allowing us to service all our clients to the highest possible standard.

DAC Beachcroft Dublin holds certification under ISO9001, the quality assurance standard and ISO27001, the information security standard and in 2013 achieved the Gold Investors in People award.

Application Details

We hope that you will decide to make an application to join us and look forward to discussing how DAC Beachcroft can help you on your career path and how you can help us to continue making our firm a success.

DAC Beachcroft is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from every sector of the community. We also welcome direct applications. If this opportunity sounds of interest to you, please make an application and submit your CV. Your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

Note for Recruitment Agencies – the DAC Beachcroft recruitment team is responsible for managing all current vacancies through direct hiring and referrals wherever possible.  We do work with recruitment agencies and where we require external support we will formally release those vacancies to the agencies on our Preferred Supplier List deemed best placed to assist us.  Speculative CVs sent by any agency to any DAC Beachcroft employee without a specific request by the recruitment team will not be accepted and with no introduction fee applicable.  Our recruitment team can be contacted at

DAC Beachcroft

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