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12 Month FTC: Arbitration Legal PA at fast growing US Law Firm: to £43,000

  • Job Type :

    Contract

  • Salary : Up to £43,000

A fast growing London based US Law Firm is looking to recruit a new Legal PA to support a number of fee-earners within the International Arbitration team on an initial 12 Month FTC.  Responsibilities will include document production, including amending and re-formatting complex and lengthy documents, diary management, including anticipating meetings and coordinating the necessary logistical arrangements, supporting the fee earners by assisting in completion of all financial process tasks (e.g. billing, time recording, processing expenses and reconciling transactions on the corporate card), managing extensive travel arrangements, including sourcing and booking hotels and transport, email management – monitoring, screening, responding to and distributing incoming communications, extensive filing of all electronic and hard copy correspondence and documentation, efficiently managing own workload and being proactive with the ability to work on own initiative, adept at proof reading and performing quality checks on all work produced, building good working relationships with all colleagues and other third parties, communicating with external clients in relation to billing queries and matters of an administrative nature, providing support to the fee earners in relation to risk and compliance processes, e.g. engagement letters and internal file-opening procedures, screening telephone calls as appropriate, assisting with the coordination of the firm’s internal advocacy training program and other internal training sessions, assisting with occasional BD projects, e.g. legal directory submissions, pitch documents, amending fee earner profiles on the website, external events organisation, e.g. organising team social events and assisting with other external events and occasional requirements to book couriers, assist with meeting room set-up, receive and interact with incoming visitors. Candidates must have previous legal PA litigation/arbitration work experience as this will be a very busy role where you will need to know the arbitration process from start to finish however with this firm only being small and expanding you will need to have an attitude of no big or too small from liaising face to face with a very important client to manning the phones if needed.  Candidates must be advanced on MS Office and have a flexible attitude to their work.  Standard Hours are 9.00am – 5.30pm.