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Legal PAs (12 Month FTC) – International Law Firm – Great Benefits, Culture & Hybrid Working Available

  • Job Type :

    Contract

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Up to £45,000

Growing and successful international law firm is hiring a team of three new Legal PA’s to work on an initial 12 month FTC, within either their Employment, Immigration or Corporate team, all working at Partner level – the firm offers exceptional benefits, agile working and a great collaborative environment.

Salary to £45,000
Hybrid working (2 days remote)
Outstanding benefits + fantastic culture
9.30am to 5.30pm

Duties as a Legal PA:

  • Act as the key liaison point between clients (both internal and external) and take full responsibility for handling incoming queries / issues. Assess, prioritise and follow up requests and actions, whilst managing clients’ expectations.
  • Provide effective mailbox management on behalf of fee earners or senior directors; screen communications to act as a gatekeeper, draft emails and basic responses where possible; ensure all requests are followed up in an accurate and timely manner and escalated when necessary.
  • Manage fee earners or senior director schedules; coordinate and arrange meetings to best utilise time; proactively manage diary conflicts and ensure fee earners or senior directors are prepared in advance of meetings with all necessary documentation and details; Suggest and arrange keep in touch client visits / other meeting.
  • Arrange travel effectively and efficiently; plan for contingencies and anticipate additional requirements. Build extensive knowledge of fee earner or senior director preferences.
  • Draft emails and letters on behalf of fee earners or senior directors where applicable.
  • Establish and maintain an efficient, effective and up to date manual and electronic filing system and other administration systems with the ability to quickly store and retrieve key documents.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of fee earners’ workload and a high-level knowledge of the firm’s billing processes, ensuring detailed information is entered in a timely manner to meet submission deadlines.
  • Attend WIP meetings to provide financial information and to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the client’s billing requirements and prepare and manage billing process using the Aderent front office software in addition to liaising with Revenue Control team where required regarding outstanding bills and follow up on behalf of the fee earner.

Skills as a Legal PA:

  • Previous Legal PA / Secretary experience.
  • Fast, accurate typing skills.
  • Highly skilled on all MS Office applications.
  • Ability to be flexible to meet the demands of the work.