Italy is a core part of our European platform. Our Milan office has been a leader in the Italian legal market since . Our team in Milan, comprised of around 26 lawyers, including 8 partners, offers domestic and international clients a wide range of legal services.
We are very active in assisting international clients doing business in Italy and in advising Italian clients on large energy and infrastructure projects around the world.
Our lawyers in Italy are well known for their pragmatic, commercial and business-oriented style, as well as specific industry knowledge.
To work as part of a highly motivated secretarial team to provide professional, proactive, high level secretarial support to an allocated group of fee earners and to the wider fee earning team.
To produce and amend documents with speed and accuracy
To format, paginate, number and present documents in Norton Rose Fulbright LLP house style
To proof read all work, checking for spelling and grammar
To be a user of key software packages, (i.e. Word / PowerPoint / Excel) and take responsibility for any training (e.g.
MOS) to improve relevant skills needed to meet the needs of the business
To proactively work with the fee earners to ensure relevant documentation is produced to meet clients' expectations and deadlines
Manage diaries of allocated fee earners in Microsoft Outlook to include
Arranging meetings / conferences
Sending and responding to invites
To prepare papers for meetings and deal with any necessary paperwork etc. following meetings attended by fee earners
Make travel arrangements as requested by the fee earners to include :
Arranging cash / currency / visa / passport etc
Process expense claims, payment requisition forms, returned advances
To maintain and update client and other relevant contact details on InterAction database (management of contacts in our data bases, assistance to BD activities as requested)
To process all forms including new client form, new matter form, money laundering form etc.
To ensure that all electronic filing and paper-based filing is up to date and maintained at regular intervals
To prepare narratives and bills and keep billing files up to date
To carry out photocopying and scanning as required
Skills and Experience Required
English and Italian Fluent Speaker
Experience in associated work, preferably experience working in a law firm
Accurate and computer literate
Ability to use initiative / problem solve
Organised with an ability to meet deadlines
Pro-active and positive with an ability to build working relationships
Strong communication skills and telephone techniques
Ability to work as part of a team
Confident and professional with an ability to use own judgement
Flexible with an ability to work outside core hours if required
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