A fantastic US Law Firm based in heart of the city, is looking to hire a new Legal PA to work in the Corporate team on an initial 14 month fixed-term contract, supporting at least 1 Partner and a team of Associates. This role will be to work 4 days in the office, 1 day remotely, working the hours 9.30am – 5.30pm. A salary of up to £52,000 FTE is on offer plus great benefits.
Responsibilities for the new Corporate Legal PA will include document processing methods and procedures, creates, spell checks, edits and proofreads work product to ensure accuracy and completeness, transcribing handwritten materials and/or dictation, preparing and creating new documents, presentations, spreadsheets and so forth. printing a variety of documents including, but not limited to, emails and attachments and other documents. following the Firm’s policies and procedures, coordinates arrangements for client and non-client meetings including conference room reservations, multimedia and meals with Conference Centre, scheduling and maintaining Attorneys’ calendars, maintaining names, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and other pertinent information in the Firm’s client contact database program, preparing matter opening, conflict checks and arranges for matter closings, coordinating with the Support Services for file retrieval and the maintenance of the Firm’s master files for all matters on which the attorney works, inputting, reviewing and editing Attorney/paralegal time sheets on a timely basis through the Firm’s time entry program, arranging for necessary transfers with appropriate Billing Specialist, performing narrative edits on prebills through the Firm’s accounting system., submitting expenses for repayment through Chrome River, arranging for payment of invoices or cheques to be drawn and charged to appropriate client/matter numbers. Other duties include coordinating travel arrangements with the firm’s approved travel provider, participating in departmental project teams and task forces designed to streamline workflow and/or resolve issues
The successful Corporate Legal PA must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working within a legal Secretarial capacity, previous corporate experience is advantageous, candidates must have strong organisational, communication and technical skills. Standard hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm and a salary of up to £52,000 is on offer for the right candidate.