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Legal PA

  • Job Type :

    Temporary

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Competitive hourly rate

Our prestigious US Law Firm client is looking to hire a new Legal PA / Legal Secretary to join them on a temporary basis. The function of this temporary Legal PA role is to support a team of Partners and Senior Associates providing a broad range of secretarial, document processing and administrative support, and other ad hoc duties should the need arise.

 

Duties for this Legal PA / Legal Secretary role will vary upon the needs of the business but will include supporting staff across the department and working to meet multiple deadlines, while forming strong relationships with other team members, 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 responsibilities will include assisting with scheduling meetings and appointments. Assisting with diary and calendar organisation and 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 2 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.  This role will pay a very generous hourly rate and could lead to a temp-to-perm hire.