Legal Executive Assistant

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  • Salary : up to £60,000 plus great benefits

A prestigious UK Law Firm is looking to hire a new Executive Assistant to work for the Head of Commercial on a one to one basis, to day-to-day activities and provide comprehensive administrative and business support.  Responsibilities will include being the key conduit in ensuring effective communication between the Head of Commercial and the other teams and other key stakeholders, being responsible for arranging regular meetings related to the running of the Commercial Division and working closely with the other EAs in the firm, preparing materials for meetings and agendas, collating and circulating papers as appropriate – proof reading documents prior to distribution, taking practical action-orientated meeting notes to ensure we capture what’s agreed, Helping to set up and implement processes, directed by the Head of Commercial and in collaboration, operational running of the Commercial Division e.g. monthly group reporting, annual commercial rates review, secondment proposal/approval process, legal directories process, Partner reviews, carrying out research to obtain a wide variety of information or documents as requested using online or other research tools, drafting and sending Commercial Division or group-wide communications from the Head of Commercial.  Other duties include compiling reports using MS Word and Excel, taking a hands-on-role in the accurate billing (including appropriate time entries and disbursements), financial analysis and reports for the Partner.  Candidates need to have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working for a Senior Partner at Executive Assistant level within a professional services organisation, excellent organisational, communication and analytical skills and advance knowledge on Microsoft Office.   The salary on offer for this role is £55-60,000 plus fantastic benefits.