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Practice Assistant

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Up to £35,000

One of our successful international Law Firm clients is looking for a new Practice Assistant to join their Employment department, in their London office, on a full-time basis. The role will report into one of the firms CREs or CRMs and the Lead Business Support Manager due to the roles wide scope. The main focus of the position will be to provide direct support to the Employment practice and provide direct client support.

The main duties for this role will include but are not limited to, being a key point of contact between the firm and clients, providing answers to queries around financial and billing matters, all whilst adhering to strict compliance protocol. A large part of the role will be based around billing, ensuring with various billing teams the process runs smoothly and is well coordinated. The successful candidate will play a vital role in managing billing of key and high valued clients. They will also be supporting a growing employment client base that spans internationally. The candidate will be required to manage an array of CRE/legal ops and billing duties. It will consist of international coordination of billing for large projects with complex fee arrangements, liaising directly with senior clients and financial teams, maintenance, and organisation of regular, complex and sensitive client reporting, and assisting with financial coordination of client pitch materials, whilst ensuring all activity is accurately recorded in the firm’s CRM system.

The ideal candidate will be one with experience in billing, account management or legal operations in a law firm setting. A candidate who is well versed in dealing with clients and senior stakeholders in a professional, polite manner would also be desirable. Strong numeracy skills and a proactive attitude are some other key qualities the client would like to see. The core hours for this role will be 9:30am- 5:30pm. The role will be paying up to £35,000