Legal Assistant, Real Estate

Kennedys - Legal, AB (30+ days ago)3.2


Kennedys CMK are seeking an experienced Legal Assistant for the Basking Ridge US headquarters with a minimum of 5 years' experience in performing residential and commercial real estate closings, knowledge of transaction and commercial law including business formation, mergers and acquisitions.

The applicant must be able to transcribe dictation, be well-organized and multi-task. The ideal candidate must be poised with the ability to thrive in a challenging environment. A necessary skill is the ability to work under pressure both individually and within a team framework. Applicant should also have the ability to communicate effectively.

Additionally, position requires strong administrative skills along with proficiency in Microsoft Office including Microsoft Outlook. Knowledge of Filesite, Elite and Time Matters is a plus.

Kennedys CMK is the US partner of Kennedys, an international law firm with expertise in litigation, dispute resolution and advisory services, particularly in the insurance/reinsurance and liability industries.

Kennedys’ Firm information:
Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 1,900 people worldwide across 37 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 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.

What do we have to offer?

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.

We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with a variety of training opportunities available. This includes secondment opportunities to clients and our global offices. 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 opportunities to help you develop your skills when you need to, wherever you are in the world.