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Legal PA – Corporate

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Up to £47,0000

Our prestigious US Law Firm client is looking to hire a new Legal PA to join their Corporate Business Transactions team on a permanent basis, to support a team of Partners and Senior Associates providing a broad range of secretarial, document processing and administrative support.

 

Main duties for this Legal PA role will include working efficiently and effectively under pressure to meet multiple and critical deadlines, maintaining cooperative working relationships within office and practice groups, responding to client, staff, legal professionals and vendor inquiries, opening, screening and routing mail, managing faxes and electronic mail, greeting and assisting visiting clients; drafting routine correspondence and memoranda, updating recurring reports as assigned, providing coverage when necessary for any and all attorneys as requested, maintaining attorney address book and InterAction entries, monitoring attorney time records to ensure compliance with established deadlines, maintaining filing system including paper, electronic and chronological files. Other Legal PA responsibilities will include maintaining case docket/calendaring, as needed, assisting with preparation of RFPs, maintaining attorney calendar, advises attorney of appointments, arranging audio conference (e.g., conference calls with multiple participants), reserving conference rooms and arranges setup (e.g., whiteboard, audio/video, meals, etc.), preparing and assessing new business intake forms, creating binders (e.g., working, closing, case, trial, etc.), making travel arrangements and maintaining attorney travel profiles.

 

Candidates need to have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Legal secretary or Legal PA, preferably within a Corporate department, in addition to strong written, verbal and communication skills and strong experience using Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.  Standard hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm, with candidates working 4 days in the office and 1 day from home.  A salary of up to £47,000 is on offer.