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Legal Secretary

Location:
Mandaluyong, NCR, Philippines
Posted:
March 27, 2018

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MA. CRISTINA L. UNITE (CRISTY)

Block *, Lot *A Sheffield Street,

Birmingham Place, Brookside Hills, Cainta, Rizal

Mobile No. 091*-*******

email add: ac4yew@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER OBJECTIVE :

To secure a challenging position in Administration and be a part of a professional team where I can use my skills and experience to achieve business targets.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:

Hotel & Restaurant Management March 1978 to 1980

Junior Secretarial Diploma March 1980 to 1982

St. Paul’s College, Gilmore Ave.,

Quezon City, Philippines

WORK EXPERIENCES:

JAVIER SANTIAGO & TORRES LAW OFFICES Legal Secretary to

Unit 206, 2nd Flr., Strata 2000 Bldg., Managing Partners

F. Ortigas Jr., Road, Ortigas Center,

Pasig City

August 16, 2017 to October 31, 2017

Assists 2 Partners in their daily court activities like hearing, filing of motions, follow-ups with Sheriffs, Branch Clerk of Court on the documents that are pending and has been filed. Responsible for the case files. Reminds both lawyers of their hearings, meetings and deadlines. Calendar hearings and deadlines. Types all legal documents and printing for filing in Court and coordinate with the Paralegal for the mailing, personal service and filing in different Courts. Do other tasks as maybe assigned by the lawyers.

INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ADVOCATES Legal Secretary to

No. 34, C.P. Garcia Street, Managing Partners

Vista Valley Subdivision,

Marikina City

April 15, 2015 to August 15, 2017

In direct coordination with 3 Senior Partners doing legal and non-legal correspondence. Follow-up from clients for the collection of Retainer fees. In charge of documentations of pleadings, contracts, and other non-legal works. Liase with the Paralegal with regards to filing of documents at SEC and other government offices. Photocopying and scanning of legal documents for filing in court. In-charge of travel bookings for Business Planning and other activities. Handles Petty Cash. Record the daily routine of the Paralegal for reimbursement of transportation and other expenses. Assists the Accounting Dept. encode datas at the Purchase and Disbursement book.

TA TRADE ADVISORY GROUP/ Legal Secretary to

ABAD & NUNEZ LAW Senior Associates

8F Citibank Center, 8741 Paseo de Roxas

Makati City, Philippines

July 18, 2012 – November 30, 2014

Works for the Senior and Junior Associates in assisting with their daily works like Summarizing their Daily Service Reports (DSR) for the week. Encoding legal and corporate documents to be submitted to the clients and Court. Scanned important

documents, email them to clients upon request. Attends weekly meetings of the Legal Dept. to report on what had transpired during the past week and make a new plans for the coming weeks and months. Prepare Statements of Account for collection to be sent to clients and follow-up after a week for collection. In charge of the clients files for easy access of the Senior and Junior Associates. Reminds meetings and hearings. Monitor the scheduled annual and stockholders meetings of clients so that nothing will be missed.

DWB INNENAUSBAU LLC Executive Secretary/Admin. Asst.

Al Asmawi Building, 4th Floor,

Dubai Investment Park, Jebel Ali

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

October 18, 2010 – November 2011

Over all coordinator for the company doing HR, Purchaser, Receptionist. Follow-up inquiries from prospective clients through emails and telephone calls. Screens CV of incoming applicants through email and sends them Invitation for Interview. Surf in the internet different suppliers (i.e. office supplies, printers, interior and contracting companies, recruitment agencies, etc.) Prepares inquiries, quotations, invoices and offers for our products. Diary management, booking travel and full secretarial support and ad hoc administrative tasks.

AL NABOODAH CONSTRUCTION GROUP (LLC) Executive Secretary/Admin. Asst.

Administration Division

Mezzanine Floor, Al Shoala Building,

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

December 2007 to January 31, 2010

Responsible for all secretarial functions in assisting the Board Members, General Managers and Dept. Heads in executing their day to day activities through receiving, drafting, distributing all official correspondences and maintain necessary records and follow up with the concerned for necessary action, if required.

Monitor business meetings, (i.e. board meetings, outside client appointments and inter-office meetings).

Arrange travel schedule (flight and booking reservations), prepares database, documents for presentations and guests accommodations.

Read through all incoming important correspondences marked by the Admin. Manager that requires immediate action by the Chairman or GM and should be notified immediately for their approval.

Conducts systematic filing for easy access.

Receives and place calls to the concerned person. Handles Petty Cash and office supplies inventory.

AL NABOODAH CONSTRUCTION GROUP (LLC) Secretary (Jebel Ali Site Office)

Civil Engineering Division

Jebel Ali, Dubai, UAE

May 15, 2006 to December 2007

Assists the Senior Contracts Manager to ensure smooth flow of the office and prioritize his basic needs like attending to incoming calls/scrutinize emails/incoming faxes and enquiries for the Senior Contracts Manager, Project Manager, Operations Manager, Senior Engineers, and provide replies politely and diplomatically to ensure all queries are attended properly.

Set up and maintain an efficient filing system of any relevant Project and information for easy access by the Senior Contracts Manager.

Undertake copy typing of all correspondence and documents as required.

BENGZON TUGADE & ESCOLIN LAW OFFICES Legal Secretary to the

9th Floor, Ayala-Life FGU Center, Ayala Ave., Managing Partner

Makati City, Philippines

January 1997 to November 2005

Works for the Managing Partner. Attends to all incoming calls/scrutinize emails/incoming faxes, enquiries and provide replies politely and diplomatically to ensure all queries are attended properly.

Plan itineraries, travel and accommodation schedule, maintaining diaries, telephone and address list. Keep track of engagements and meeting schedules.

Draft responses to government agencies, local organizations and handling routine letters and other communications for approval.

Attends to visitors/clients to provide them with necessary information or direct them to meet concerned staff.

Set up and maintain an efficient filing system of any relevant cases and information for easy access by the Managing Partner.

Undertake copy typing of all correspondence and documents as required.

Reception cover and when required.

VILLANUEVA GABIONZA & DE SANTOS LAW OFFICES Legal Secretary to

Suite 2001, 139 Antel Corporate Center, 139 Valero St. Junior Associates

Salcedo Village, Makati City, Philippines

Jan 1991 to December 1996

Review contracts for accuracy and completeness of signatures, dates, exhibits and annexes.

Respond to inquiries and requests for information of clients/customers/staff.

Providing responsible, administrative and secretarial assistance to the legal staff.

Operate and transcribe documents from dictation recording equipment.

Maintain a variety of legal documents, records and files according to established procedures; create case files; process a variety of forms and reports.

Receive, sort, open and distribute mail; answer telephone calls; greet visitors; schedule appointments and meetings; update attorney’s case calendars with regards to their scheduled hearings, receives and places calls to appropriate person. Reception cover when required.

MANALO PUNO JOCSON & PLACIDO LAW OFFICES Legal Secretary to the

5th Floor, Valero Tower, 122 Valero St., Managing Partner

Salcedo Village, Makati City, Philippines

May 1983 to June 1990

Review contracts for accuracy and completeness of signatures, dates, exhibits and annexes.

Respond to inquiries and requests for information of clients/customers/staff.

Providing responsible, administrative and secretarial assistance to the legal staff.

Operate and transcribe documents from dictation recording equipment.

Maintain a variety of legal documents, records and files according to established procedures; create case files.

Receive, sort, open and distribute mail; answer telephone calls; greet visitors; schedule appointments and meetings; update attorney’s case calendars with regards to their scheduled hearings, take messages and refer callers to appropriate person.

SPECIAL COURSE ATTENDED: (INFORMATICS, PHILIPPINES) May to July 2010

XPAC for Personality Productivity

MS Word

MS Excel

MS Powerpoint

SPECIAL SKILLS:

Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook), Knowledge in Audio Typing

Typing speed: 50 – 70 wpm; Shorthand speed: 80 – 100 wpm

Can operate Fax, Photocopier, Scanner, Internet and E-mail surfing

Attentive and keen to details

Wide knowledge in administrative and clerical works

Knowledge in dealing and communicating with different people

Can do multi-tasking and meet deadlines



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