Legal Support Assistant (Administrator/PA)

Ashfords LLP
On the outskirts of Exeter, Nr J29 of the M5
Up to £20,000 per annum + benefits
27 Jul 2018
24 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The role

We are currently seeking an organised and methodical Legal Support Assistant to provide administrative support within the Restructuring and Insolvency team in our Exeter office on a full time and permanent basis.  Legal Support Assistants are integral to the success of our business, providing Fee Earners with essential and proactive support. You will be line managed by a Legal Support Manager who has in-depth knowledge of the role.

Main duties include;

  • PA support including diary management for Partners and Fee Earners; setting up of meetings, arranging travel, booking attendance at events and accommodation
  • Managing and coordinating own daily workflow in support of Fee Earners
  • Initial drafting of correspondence as required
  • Assisting in maintaining compliant and accurate file management systems, including client care letters, audits and file reviews
  • Billing

About you

You will be an experienced Legal Secretary or PA/Administrator with excellent typing skills and the ability to manage your own workload. With good organisational skills, you will have meticulous attention to detail and the ability to communication effectively with clients and people internally in the firm. The successful candidate will be dedicated to a career in Legal Support and passionate about providing a high quality service. Legal experience is not essential for this role but a professional services or administration background is preferred.