Secretary, UK Legal Support Team

Recruiter
DLA Piper
Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
THE OPPORTUNITY

We are recruiting a Secretary to work within our UK Legal Support Team based in our Leeds office. You will be joining a new team who currently provide virtual support to various Business Services functions as well as supporting hubs with additional resource as and when required.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who thrives on delivering results, have the willingness to learn and to maintain the great reputation of the team.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide general secretarial and admin service as part of the Secretarial team to the Group

Assist the Secretarial team in providing the Group with effective and high quality secretarial support that appropriately meets their requirements

Ensure clear and concise record keeping relating to tasks undertaken and correct filing of tasks and supporting materials (e.g. email instructions / discussions)

Follow processes and procedures when undertaking tasks

Collaborate with team members on processes, procedures and solutions

Actively participate in team meetings

ABOUT YOU

Technical expertise

Planning and organising

Initiative

Impact and influence

Teamwork and cooperation

Interpersonal understanding

Problem solving ability

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully

Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in

Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big

Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper we are working hard to ensure that our talent pool is diverse. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual.

We know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued and that's why we strive to be a business where everyone can thrive, develop and succeed based on their talent. Our aim is to build an inclusive and supportive culture where all our people feel they belong and can achieve their best.

AGILE WORKING

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we may conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.

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