Communication Skills - Communicates and listens effectively and responds in a timely, effective, positive and respectful manner, written reports and correspondence areaccurate, complete, current; well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper grammatical form responds to statements and comments of others in a way that reflects understanding of the content and the accompanying emotion; ensures consistent communication takes place within area of responsibility. Initiative - Exhibits resourceful behaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive, and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extra responsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities that promotes job performance.
*Multi-Tasking - Can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s).
*Planning - Acts to align own unit's goals with the strategic direction of the organization; defines tasks and milestones to achieve objectives, while ensuring the optimal use of resources to meet those objectives.
*Problem Solving - Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue; determines the significance of problem(s); collects information; uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome.
*Reliability - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate.
MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Scan
Teamwork & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and immediate boss, helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.
05/2009 to 04/2017
LEGAL SECRETARYRomulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc Delos Angeles Law Office － Makati City, Philippines
One of the largest highly regarded law firms in the Philippines with area of practices - Banking and Finance, capital market and securities, energy and infrastructure, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation and arbitration, real estate and natural resources, taxation and technology, media and telecommunication.
03/2008 to 05/2009
JUNIOR LEGAL SECRETARYVillanueva Gabionza & Dy Law Offices － Makati City, Philippines
The Firm active practices in fields of commercial and corporate law, mergers and acquisition, litigation, taxation, securities, banking, finance, intellectual property, estate planning, transportation, labor, maritime, aviation, immigration and public service law.
Handles cases brought on Appeal before any administrative, quasi-judicial and judicial bodies including the Regional Trial Courts, Department of Justice, Court of Appeals, Supreme Court, Metropolitan Trial Courts, Court of Tax Appeals, Civil Service Commission, Securities and Exchange Commission, Central Board of Assessment Appeals, and Land Registration Authority.
09/1997 to 01/2003
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY CEOMiravite Law Office － Quezon City, Philippines
Area of Practice - Banking and Finance, Corporate, Immigration, labor and employment, technology, real estate and natural resources, taxation and transportation.
Handles cases brought on Appeal before any administrative, quasi-judicial and judicial bodies including the Regional Trial Courts, Department of Justice, Court of Appeals, Supreme Court, Metropolitan Trial Courts, Court of Tax Appeals, Civil Service Commission, Central Board of Assessment Appeals, and Land Registration Authority.
01/1997 to 06/1997
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTBanco De Oro - Ortigas
Provide high level clerical, executive secretarial and administrative skills.
Initiate, receive telephone calls, screen and route, take notes and relay the messages accurately, greet and assist clients, compose correspondences independently, type memorandum, different kinds of volumes of contracts/legal documents, forms, reports, summary, coordinate messenger and courier service, receive, sort and distribute incoming mail, fax, scan and copy documents, maintain office filing and storage systems, monitor and maintain department supplies.
Update and maintain databases such as mailing lists, contact lists and client information, update and maintain internal staff contact lists, implement and maintain office systems.
Plan, prepare, coordinated materials, minutes of the meetings, power point presentation for Board/Shareholders Meetings, Prepare and send out Notice of Meeting, called and confirmed receipt of each secretaries of the Board of Directors and Shareholders, manages and coordinates multiple calendars and schedules/plans meetings, and anticipates lawyers upcoming work, Transcribe recorded minutes of the meetings prepare secretary's certificates, Organizes and assembles complex legal and other documents required for briefs, petitions
Manage domestic and international travel arrangements, including booking of fares, hotel accommodation and transportation of lawyers, prepare detailed expense reports for travel expenses, per diem, and request for capital expenditures.
Knowledge and extensive experience in assisting in commercial and corporate work such as documentation on business set-up, government compliance, incorporation and corporate governance, formation of branches/representative offices/regional headquarters and subsidiaries, joint venture agreements, shareholders agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate secretary assistance.
Other major areas of corporate work include corporate rehabilitation, arbitration and insolvency
Knowledge and expertise in assisting in intensive litigation practice which handles a wide range of administrative, civil, special civil, criminal, and special proceeding cases before administrative agencies, quasi-judicial bodies, regular courts in various Philippine territorial jurisdictions from the National Capital Region to all other Provincial regions, Metropolitan Trial Courts, Regional Trial Courts, Special Courts, the Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court; Labor areas such drafting employment contracts, documentation on company policies and manuals, labor disputes, and collective bargaining for small to large entities alike.
Knowledge and expertise in assisting lawyers who handled immigration, project development and finance, real estate, securities, taxation and transportation, media and telecom, banking and finance, technology.
Knowledge and assist lawyers handling merger and acquisitions of business, from due diligence reports, government compliance, negotiations, actual merger and acquisition processes/documentation.
Assist lawyers handing civil cases, persons and family relations, obligations and contracts, sales, property, ownership, wills and succession.
Perform work related errands as requested such as going to the post office and bank, attend to series of overtime for due filings.
Education and Training
Post Baccalaureate: EducationPolytechnic University of the Philippines － Manila, PHEducation
Bachelor: Office AdministrationPolytechnic University of the Philippines － Manila, PHOffice Administration
Araullo High School － Taft ManilaPhilippines
Philippine General Hospital (Manila) - Assist in Medical Records - August 1995 - January 1996
Court of Appeals (Manila) - August 1994 - January 1995Celedonio Salvador Elementary School － ManilaPhilippines
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