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Practice Assistant (Corporate) – Top US Law Firm! Hybrid Working!

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Up to £47,000 + Benefits

Our client is a prestigious US law firm – they are now looking to recruit a Practice Assistant to provide support to their busy Corporate team in London. You will mainly be supporting a newly appointed Partner and General Counsel.

You will also occasionally be providing assistance to fee earners within their M&A, Fund and Private Equity practice groups.
You will ideally have previous Legal PA experience in Corporate / M&A / Private Equity or Funds.

The standard hours are 9.30am to 5.30pm. The salary on offer is up to £47,000 + Benefits. This role is a permanent position, and the client are currently using a hybrid working approach (3 days in the office, 2 from home).

This is a fantastic Practice Assistant opportunity to join one of the most prestigious US law firms in the world!

Responsibilities as a Practice Assistant:

• Diary management including arranging and coordinating meetings
• Inbox management including email filing
• Client correspondence
• Managing client contact information
• Recording Business Development activity through Interaction
• Arranging travel – international, domestic and local
• Event coordination
• Catering arrangements for meetings
• Processing expenses through Chrome River
• Conflict checks, opening New Matters and Compliance processes
• Supporting associates within a pooled structure
• Answering phones and taking messages

Requirements as a Practice Assistant:

• Experience of working as a Legal PA / Legal Secretary
• Ideally you will have experience in Corporate, M&A, Private Equity or Funds
• Experience of billing is essential
• Experience of digital dictation is essential
• Experience with AML and new matter openings
• Extensive knowledge of MS Office – Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Ability to prioritise multiple duties
• Supreme organisation skills