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We are recruiting a Document Production Technician to work within our Document Production team based in Leeds. The team are responsible for offering a full document service internationally across all packages including Microsoft Office and BigHand.

This is a role for an individual who thrives on delivering results, working as part of a highly qualified team and is looking to build a career as part of a leading global law firm.

The hours of this vacancy will start at or after 10:00 a.m. (five days a week).

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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To produce quality documentation on time, to fee earner expectations and in accordance with house style to the highest possible standards and accuracy

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To take work from the DP BigHand folder as prioritised

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To ensure the required deadlines stated on the worksheets are met

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To keep fee earners aware in relation to specific difficulties or timescales should their job be at risk for whatever reason

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To uphold the quality control process within the department

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To ensure feedback forms are completed for all pieces of work

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To complete timesheets accurately in accordance with department protocols for prompt submission to the manager

ABOUT YOU

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Experience of working within a similar role within a Legal function

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Advanced level of Microsoft Office 2010 applications including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Visio

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Experience of using Laserforms, working with a document management system and digital dictation software

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Ability to use initiative and take ownership of work

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Ability to provide a high level of service to internal clients

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

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Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully

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Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in

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Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big

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Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper we are working hard to ensure that our talent pool is diverse. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual.

We know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued and that's why we strive to be a business where everyone can thrive, develop and succeed based on their talent. Our aim is to build an inclusive and supportive culture where all our people feel they belong and can achieve their best.

AGILE WORKING

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we may conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.
Description

We are recruiting a Document Production Technician to work within our Document Production team based in Leeds. The team are responsible for offering a full document service internationally across all packages including Microsoft Office and BigHand.

This is a role for an individual who thrives on delivering results, working as part of a highly qualified team and is looking to build a career as part of a leading global law firm.

The hours of this vacancy will start at or after 10:00 a.m. (five days a week).

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

*

To produce quality documentation on time, to fee earner expectations and in accordance with house style to the highest possible standards and accuracy

*

To take work from the DP BigHand folder as prioritised

*

To ensure the required deadlines stated on the worksheets are met

*

To keep fee earners aware in relation to specific difficulties or timescales should their job be at risk for whatever reason

*

To uphold the quality control process within the department

*

To ensure feedback forms are completed for all pieces of work

*

To complete timesheets accurately in accordance with department protocols for prompt submission to the manager

ABOUT YOU

*

Experience of working within a similar role within a Legal function

*

Advanced level of Microsoft Office 2010 applications including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Visio

*

Experience of using Laserforms, working with a document management system and digital dictation software

*

Ability to use initiative and take ownership of work

*

Ability to provide a high level of service to internal clients

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

*

Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully

*

Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in

*

Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big

*

Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper we are working hard to ensure that our talent pool is diverse. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual.

We know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued and that's why we strive to be a business where everyone can thrive, develop and succeed based on their talent. Our aim is to build an inclusive and supportive culture where all our people feel they belong and can achieve their best.

AGILE WORKING

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we may conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.
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