JOB VACANCY


Legal Secretary

For our Brussels office, we are looking for a Legal Secretary (m/v/x)

With over 450 lawyers, tax advisers, civil-law notaries and business support staff in Belgium (Brussels), the Netherlands (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Breda, Eindhoven) and Luxembourg, see also www.akd.eu, AKD is a leading Benelux law firm. You will be part of our Office Support team, joining about 70 other legal secretaries in all practice areas and offices. As a legal secretary, you support our lawyers, civil-law notaries and/or tax advisers in their work.

What you'll be doing AKD has an excellent full-time (38 hours/week) opportunity for a Legal Secretary in our Brussels office. Are you the enthusiastic team player eager to support a number of lawyers working in international practice groups, providing high-quality, efficient and proactive services?

Your duties and responsibilities • Conducts correspondence and file management in complex and substantial dossiers, both paper and electronic, provides translations and engagement letters; • Maintains contact with the financial department, prepares drafts and sends out invoices, finalises matters; • Agenda management and CRM: sets up meetings, guards deadlines and action lists, manages mailboxes; • Manages document deliveries within the agreed and applicable time frames and dispatches and tracks final executed documentation; • Hospitality: Receives visitors, looks after catering, readies audio-visual equipment in meeting rooms; • Prepares and support Business Development and marketing events; Coordinates and organises seminars, workshops, meetings and event, manages social media use. What we're looking for To be a successful Service Desk Representative, you need to be fully in the know about matters playing and have a keen understanding of the legal practice. You are alert to the demands of the practice and contribute ideas, you have a strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills, and you are able to maintain a helicopter view of your own work and the work of the lawyers you support. You have a five-star service attitude and a pro-active and positive "can do" approach towards colleagues and clients. What you bring into the mix • You have at least a Bachelor Hogeschool (Belgium) or HBO (the Netherlands) diploma • A minimum of two to five years of experience as a legal secretary working in a law firm • Excellent command of written and spoken Dutch/English and French • Profound computer proficiency and considerable experience with MS Office • High degree of accuracy and client and service orientation

What we offer A positive and varied place of work in an international Belgian-Dutch law firm at walking distance from Brussels’ Central Station.

A full-time contract with an attractive pay and benefits package. A part-time position is negotiable. AKD allows you room to specialise and to develop your talents. We offer quality training courses, also through our own training institute AKDMY.

Contact

Interested? Contact our Office Manager, Astrid Andriessen, at +32 (0) 496 12 21 93 and/or send your application to aandriessen@akd.eu