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Casablanca - Personal Assistant & Support Coordinator

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Legal Secretaries
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2100001R Requisition #

Summary

You will support a team of lawyers (including 1 partner) with the below activities on a daily basis.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Document typing, document production, proofreading
  • Incoming calls handling/telephone coverage, managing agenda
  • Scheduling meetings and taking notes and minutes in meetings
  • Researching and booking travel arrangements and managing lawyers' expenses
  • Being a point of contact for a range of lawyers and external administrations and other stakeholders
  • Finding ways to improve administrative processes, filing and archiving
  • Expenses, phones, print/copy/bind/mail, archiving, bibles, post-closing process.
  • Matter project administration for lawyers (Clearance, AML, engagement letters, MTM maintenance, client and matter team meetings)
  • Be knowledgeable on the existing BD resources

 

 

 

 

Skills and qualifications

 

  • You are degree qualified and have a solid experience in an international professional services environment. Ideally, you have experience of working within a professional firm
  • You will have excellent IT skills (Microsoft Office skills such as Word; PowerPoint; Excel), exposure to legal technologies would be preferable
  • You possess excellent drafting skills in French and English
  • Strong interpersonal, networking, presentation and communication skills
  • You are a strong team player and highly proactive
  • Preferably some legal knowledge or a keenness to understand legal terminologies
  • You are well-organised and commercial in your approach.
  • You are meticulous and attentive to details.

 

 

Information about the Firm 

Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms, helping clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise. The firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the three key markets of the Americas, Asia and Europe and focuses on the core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax; employment; litigation and dispute resolution.

Clifford Chance has 32 offices around the world. Every day, around 6000 staff members worldwide work together and with our clients to find solutions to issues arising in all aspects of business law.

Our Casablanca office is a strategic platform for business in North Africa and West Africa. We advise leading Moroccan, African and international corporates, banks and financial institutions, investors and public and government entities on their development in Morocco and across the whole continent, with a special focus on Francophone Africa. We offer the full spectrum of legal advice that clients can expect from a global leading law firm. In particular, we have incredibly strong capabilities and unrivalled experience in both M&A / Private Equity and Finance transactions. Moreover, we have a close working relationship with regulators and are frequently called upon to participate in the drafting of legislation and regulations. We have been involved with Moroccan, Tunisian and other African authorities and regulators in important reforms to modernise business law. Our market-leading team in Casablanca offers Moroccan, French and English legal advice and is also well-versed in OHADA law. Our lawyers speak French, English and Arabic. We are fully integrated into our worldwide M&A / Private Equity and Finance practices to ensure that we bring the best of Clifford Chance on each mandate.

 

Equal Opportunities

At Clifford Chance we understand that our true asset is our people. Inclusion is good for our team and their families, our firm and society.

We are committed to treating all employees and applicants fairly and equally regardless of their gender, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, social or economic background, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or age.  This applies to recruitment and selection, terms and conditions of employment including pay, promotion, training, transfer and every other aspect of employment.

Our goal is to deliver an equality of opportunity, an equality of aspiration and an equality of experience to everyone who works in our firm.

 

 

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