Practice Assistant – Disputes – UK Law Firm – Hybrid Working

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  • Salary : £39-41,000 plus benefits

A top UK Law firm is looking to hire a new Practice Assistant on a permanent basis, to support the Disputes team with all secretarial and administration duties.  This role will work 9.30am – 5.30pm, two days a week in the office, three days at home and a salary between £39-£41,000 is on offer, plus great benefits.


Responsibilities will include effective and proactive diary management and awareness of Fee Earners’ workloads to plan ahead with minimal supervision.  Administration duties will include processing relevant applications, forms or searches when required, researching new clients/contacts and prepares biographies before meetings along with conducting basic research (on-line or otherwise) for Fee Earners when necessary.  You will also be responsible for arranging travel and any other activities on behalf of Fee Earners, creating typed work of a high quality (formatting in accordance with house styles), creating new documents from the Firm’s templates and preparing bills (including bill narratives) and AML documentation.  Candidates will be tasked with maintaining up to date knowledge and a strong understanding of Fee Earners’ matters to be able to provide the best level support and assist with training sessions for the team and providing knowledge induction for new team PAs.


Candidates need to have previous secretarial experience within a law firm with, ideally with experience in a Disputes team.  Excellent written, communication and organisational skills are essential, in addition to superb attention to detail skills, along with strong MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).