Job title: Legal Secretary Supervisor
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: LEGAL: Law Firm
Expertise: Secretary
Salary type: Monthly
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Hong Kong
Job published: 25-02-2020
Job ID: 34304
Contact name: Aloris Lam
Phone number: +852 3462 2745
Contact email: aloris.lam@staranise.com.hk

Job Description

Are you an experienced legal secretary with team management experience, and would you like to join one of the leading brands in the international law firm industry?

 

This global law firm is well known for being one of the top employer brands in the industry and is a favourite among many professionals who work in law firms. In addition, they have a stellar reputation for giving staff a highly nurturing and supportive working environment. An opportunity has arisen for a senior-level legal secretary to join this firm's Hong Kong office

 

Job duties:

  • Managing the secretarial resource and work processes to ensure that fee earners have first class secretarial support at all times
  • Review of team member's performance and give support and motivation for their career development (including designing a training plan)
  • Regularly reviewing the legal support service levels with each Practice Manager
  • Managing the office's document production centre to ensure continuity of service levels across day and night shifts
  • Managing the interface between secretaries and the DPU (London, Delhi/New York), taking corrective action when required
  • Assisting in recruitment process for new secretaries
  • Organising (and delivering if required) tailored induction programmes for new secretarial staff
  • Ensuring that training needs are delivered in line with firm's policy and strategy
  • Addressing performance management issues by liaising with the Office Services Manager
  • Assisting in developing and reviewing a development and training plan for each secretary where applicable 

 

Requirements:

  • 12 years' work experience with at least 8 years in a major international law firm
  • Experience of managing a team of secretaries or support staff would be advantageous
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English is imperative
  • Meticulous, proactive and highly motivated team player
  • Able to build rapport with stakeholders
  • Immediate availability is preferred