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Legal PA at International Law Firm

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Market Rate (generous and dependent upon experience)

Prestigious International law firm needs to hire a new legal PA to offer high level secretarial support at Partner level in their London office on a permanent basis. This role is working across all departments however this is not a float position and the plan would be to have a fixed seat when back in the office. Duties will include taking ownership of enquiries, resolving or escalating (or identifying alternative contacts) as appropriate, building an understanding of the nature of the fee earners work, get to know their clients and build relationships with them and the client PAs, producing long, complex and accurate house-style documents, manuscript amends, audio dictation and document comparisons, demonstrate strong organisational skills, regularly act on own initiative, highlighting issues and suggesting possible solutions, organising and prioritising workload and keep a level-headed approach in a busy working environment, actively source and share knowledge with others, building a network of strong working relationships both internally and externally, diary management – arranging meetings, conference calls, lunches etc., taking accurate and detailed telephone messages, accurate and regular maintenance of filing systems, e-filing, and archiving and retrieval of files from storage and opening new matter files, providing cover for others in the team as requested, preparing and producing bills, keeping accurate records of expenses, disbursements and fees for client billing, liaising with billing department to monitor payment of fees and responding to internal and external requests for back up documentation and further information. Candidates must have strong technical skills, good organisational skills, strong billing experience (3E desirable), proactive and solution-focussed and be a strong team player.