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Commercial Litigation Legal PA

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Up to £50,000

A busy and fast-paced London based US Law Firm is looking to recruit a new Legal PA to support a their Head of Global Arbitration including assisting 3/4 additional fee-earners.  This role will be paying to £50,000 with working hours 9:30am to 6pm, this role will be initially be office based (short walk from Liverpool Street, Fenchurch Street and Cannon Street) Monday to Friday until the department has found it’s feet in terms of office working so flexibility is essential.

Responsibilities will include high-level gatekeeping and legal PA work where you will need to be one step ahead of your Partner, document production, including amending and re-formatting documents, efficiently managing own workload and being proactive with the ability to work on own initiative, adept at proofreading 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 and providing support to the fee earners in relation to risk and compliance processes, e.g. engagement letters and internal file-opening procedures.

Candidates must have previous legal PA litigation/arbitration work experience as this will be a very busy role where you will need to understand the working processes from start to finish plus 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.