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Legal Document Specialist

Location:  City of London
Salary:  £43,000 per annum
Reference:  LDS42

Legal Document Specialist - Night Shift


£43,000 per annum
Monday - Friday 12am-8am 

City of London

Our client, a global law firm based in the heart of the City close to Moorgate tube station, is looking for a Night Shift Legal Document Specialist to join their friendly and professional creative team on a full-time permanent basis. The hours are 12am - 8am Monday to Friday, with a generous annual salary of £43,000 per annum.

Within this exciting new role, you will provide proactive and professional support for all practice and business services groups across the firm including audio/digital dictation typing, copy typing, amending/formatting large and complex documents, producing comparison documentation, Word/PDF conversion and manipulation plus the preparation of diagrams, slides, spreadsheets and other ad hoc requests as required.

The team are a friendly group of professionals who take a collaborative approach towards fellow support staff. You will be reliable and will possess a 'can do' outlook. You will take responsibility and pride in the standard of work the team provides.


The main duties and responsibilities are as follows:

Document Management:
• Managing production of large documents (produced in-house and externally) during the negotiation of a transaction, coordinating changes made to those documents by the legal team and client teams including taking responsibility for the consistency of those documents throughout the transaction.
• Managing audio typing, producing documents/letters/e-mails and memos as necessary.
• Managing PowerPoint presentations, diagrams and charts.
• Managing Marketing & Business Development templates, including bids, flyers, legal updates, team booklets and team sheets.

All Operators will be jointly responsible for:
• Reviewing internal client requests, assessing project requirements and allocating tasks according to skillset within the team.
• Coordination/prioritisation of the team's workload in accordance with client deadlines and urgency of work including monitoring project status and intervening as necessary to reprioritise jobs.

Qualifications & Experience:
For all of the below requirements, training will be given to successful candidates, these are just desirable requirements not essential

• Advanced document production skills to include accurate typing, spelling, grammar and proofreading.
• Advanced Word skills; such as styles, cross-referencing, tracked changes, table of contents, etc.
• Advanced knowledge of PowerPoint: embedding files, animations, transitions, etc.
• Advanced knowledge of Excel: formula, pivot tables, charts, conditional formatting, etc.
• Advanced knowledge of PDF conversion and comparison software.
• Advanced knowledge of automatic numbering and house styles.
• Digital document processing functions, Adobe Acrobat 5.0 upwards.

In addition to a fantastic salary, this firm offers the following additional perks:
• Competitive benefits package
• Free fruit for staff members
• Generous employee referral bonus program
• All year-round dress down

This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled and experienced document Specialist to grow their career in an exciting position in a friendly, corporate environment. If this sounds like something you would be interested in then please send your CV to Gemma Grima-Brown at HYF today.


Important Notice

It is HYF’s policy, as a matter of courtesy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future.

HYF is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients. Thank you.

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