A top UK law firm is looking to hire a new Employment PA to join on an initial 2 month basis, to support a number of Fee-Earners. The role is offering a salary of up to £45,000 FTE plus excellent benefits and agile working, with the team currently working 3 days a week in the office, 2 remotely. There is an opportunity for the role to become permanent should the successful candidate be keen.
Responsibilities for the Employment PA will include managing diaries, ensuring they are up to date and reminding lawyers of meetings etc. on a daily basis, arranging meetings, book conference rooms, refreshments, check rooms prior to meeting etc. and liaise with other attendees, both internal and external, arranging travel bookings and related details to be made through the support teams and coordinating the completion of photocopying, printing, organising couriers, send out of letters, faxes etc., arranging for files to be opened and closed, supervise general filing requirements and record keeping, use effective systems to ensure that both short and long term tasks are completed within required timescales, supporting lawyers in marketing activities including involvement in preparation of pitches and presentations Communication, become an active part in the care of clients and gain greater understanding of contacts/clients, check correspondence, attachments, documents, reports, presentations, faxes etc. produced by the Administrative Assistant team before they are passed to the relevant lawyer and undertake basic/minor amendments were appropriate, type urgent/short/confidential correspondence and emails, proactively assist lawyers in the billing and credit control process by liaising with the lawyer and accounts and to produce standard financial/time reports through the system using all resources available at present.
The successful Employment PA must have previous Legal PA experience working at Senior level, strong technical skills, excellent written, communication and organisation skills and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office. Standard hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm with a salary of £45,000 on offer.