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Wir suchen im Moment für einen Kunden German speaking Legal Secretary in London. Bei Interesse und entsprechender Erfahrung bitte den Lebenslauf auf Englisch an meine Kollegin Hannah(hannah@languagematters.co.uk) schicken. Dieser Job ist eine Festanstellung.


German speaking Legal Secretary

£40,000 + paid overtime + benefits!


A prestigious, international  law firm is looking for an experienced bilingual German speaking Legal Secretary / Legal PA to join their busy, hard-working offices located in central London in a role which will see you provide comprehensive and seamless legal administrative support to the firm’s senior staff members.


This is a great chance to join a friendly and supporting team of multilingual legal secretaries in a practice that is internationally renown whilst working within a fast-paced legal environment therefore you will need to extremely resilient, able to cope with busy workloads whilst remaining calm under pressure. Core responsibilities will include providing  secretarial support to the International Arbitration team as well as producing, editing and proofing legal documentation in English and German (typing up legal documentation, involvement with the dossiers and cases), managing a busy diaries, booking appointments, client liaison, screening incoming  calls and emails and providing translation support in German and English.


Suitable candidates must possess first-class written and verbal communication skills in German and English, knowledge of German and English legal terminology, a keen eye for details as well as a proven administrative / secretarial background from within a legal/notarial environment.



• Excellent written and verbal communications skills is both German AND English

• A proven Legal Secretary / Bilingual Secretary / Team Secretary / Team Assistant/ Legal PA background within a similar corporate / legal / Notarial environment

• Good knowledge of German  and English legal terminology

• Methodical approach to work with excellent organisational and time management skills

• Resilient , highly organised with the ability to manage your own workload whilst juggling multiple tasks simultaneously within a short time frames and remaining  calm under pressure

• Impeccable interpersonal skills, adaptable, approachable, committed, flexible,  discreet, with great attention to detail

• Confident of communicating at all levels colleagues /managers/  corporate clients / HNWIs

• Excellent numerical and IT skills with a typing speed around 60wpm

• Able to work both independently and as part of a team 

To apply, please send your CV in Word format to Hannah (hannah@languagematters.co.uk).  If you have applied for any other languagematters vacancy there is no need to re-apply, as your CV will be considered for all vacancies that match your language skills and work experience.

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