Legal Secretary

Kennedys Law LLP

Legal Secretary

Kennedys Law LLP

Brussels, Belgium

Kennedys is looking for a Legal Secretary to join our team in our Brussels office. The successful Legal Secretary will provide an efficient, proactive and comprehensive secretarial service to a busy team of fee earners, supporting the team with varied and interesting secretarial and administrative tasks. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an interest in aviation looking for a leading global insurance law firm.


Kennedys Brussels office has strong and recognised legal and professional expertise in aviation, transport and commercial matters since our office opened in 2013. The office is led by Partner Dimitri de Bournonville and he and a small team offer an unrivalled level of legal services to our clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in handling of litigation, including completing pro-forma documentation and any other associated documentation in relation to the preparation of claims and litigation as directed by the lawyers;
  • Be responsible for certain low value claims which follow a set process and procedure under the close supervision of the lawyers;
  • Liaise with the lawyers in relation to issuing and chasing client invoices, reminding the lawyers when to chase clients for bills;
  • Produce a variety of documents from handwritten/typewritten drafts;
  • Deal accurately with filing - storage and retrieval of client files.

Required experience

  • Previous legal secretarial experience;
  • Fast and accurate touch typing skills;
  • Proficient in MS Office packages;
  • Knowledge of case management systems;
  • Proficient English and Dutch language skills.

About Kennedys

Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 2,000 people worldwide across 39 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field.

Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims.

We’re a fresh-thinking firm, and we’re not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services. We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time.

What do we have to offer?

We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm. Whatever your role at Kennedys, you’ll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference.

Our culture and values form a big part of who we are and we take them seriously. We make a difference by being approachable, straightforward, supportive and distinctive. Our values are at the core of who we are and what make us a great firm to work with and for.

We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with our values at the core. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning to help you develop your skills, wherever you are in the world. A variety of other exciting opportunities are available including secondments to clients and our global offices as well as a comprehensive benefits package (details are available upon request).

We’ve created a culture based on client service, professional excellence, hard work and trust. We deeply value the relationships we build with our clients and we know that they value our warm, friendly human approach. We are here to provide answers, recommendations, strategy and tactics.

Kennedys is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. We expect all employees to be aware of and comply with all relevant policies and procedures within their jurisdiction, including those relating to Information Security, Data Protection and Quality Management, refer any breach promptly to Risk & Compliance and to complete all mandatory training when requested.

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