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Evening Legal Assistant (part-time)

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.

Scope of duties:

  • Provide administrative and secretarial support to lawyers, partners and management team members.

  • Write up and work on various documents including editing, formatting and filing.

  • Assist in billing, opening of new matters and associated tasks.

  • Prepare first drafts of engagement letters.

  • Prepare presentations in PowerPoint, reports, statements etc.

  • Handle business correspondence.

  • Maintain, plan and coordinate the lawyers’ work day, schedule appointments, conferences and meetings.

  • Make travel arrangements and prepare business itineraries.

  • Liaising with clients and other firms.


  • 1-2 years solid experience in an Assistant position, at a law firm will be the advantage.

  • Able to work on evening shifts (16-20)

  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

  • PC literate, with excellent working knowledge of MS Word and PowerPoint, and good working knowledge of Excel.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure and prioritise workload, all within a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to demonstrate a flexible and hands-on attitude.

  • Ability to work independently, with minimum supervision and with a virtual team.

  • Can demonstrate initiative and the ability to be proactive, anticipating needs.

  • Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols is desirable.

  • Trustworthy with sensitive and confidential information.


What we can offer:

  • benefits package

  • sharing the costs of foreign language classes

  • remote work opportunities

  • flexible working time

  • integration events

Dentons is always looking to invest in the highest-quality talent, recognizing that our success is built on the diverse and unique strengths of each of the members of our Firm. Our team of business services professionals play a significant role in the success of Dentons, and we recruit Talent into a wide variety of areas.

You will have the opportunity to work closely with various stakeholders, including marketing/business development teams, external technology vendors, IT professionals, partners/lawyers, compliance officers, and external research agencies/consultants/suppliers. This exposure will enable you to enhance your professional network and gain valuable insights into the legal industry.

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