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Practice Assistant

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

  • Salary : Competitive Salary + Full Benefits Package

Our fantastic UK law firm client is currently looking for a Legal PA to join their Real Estate team in their Birmingham office. They are looking for candidates with experience in Real Estate/Conveyancing, as the single point of contact for fee earners and the completion of their work, the role with undertake all aspects of the Practice Assistant role, or where appropriate, manage the workflow by utilising Team Assistants and Shared Services, retaining ownership and accountability of all tasks through to completion.

 

The core responsibilities for this role will include becoming an active part in the care of clients and be wholly familiar with contacts/clients and dealing with basic client queries as appropriate, managing the production of documents and check returned work produced by the Shared Services, team/speech recognition for accuracy/formatting, before it is passed to the relevant lawyer, taking and making client related calls, dealing with and handling message taking as appropriate., liaising with Client & Marketing and provide support for scheduling tender meetings, directory interviews, client training etc. Responsible for files being opened and closed, supervising general filing requirements and record keeping and production of engagement letters, ensuring compliance at all times, monitor and manage key dates for clients and ensure compliance procedures are up to date on all files and matters, supporting fee earners in business development activities including the involvement in preparation of pitches and presentations, scheduling meetings e.g. tenders, directories, internal client.

 

Candidates should have previous experience working as a Legal Secretary within a Real Estate or Conveyancing department, excellent communication and technical skills is also a must. This role is paying up to £23,000 with flexibility depending on experience.