Legal Corporate PA

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
35000.00 - 38000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
22 May 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal - Corporate PA

Provide high quality secretarial, organisational and administrative support to a Partner and a team of fee earners within the Corporate Group.

Key Responsibilities

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Take ownership of enquiries, resolving or escalating (or identifying alternative contacts) as appropriate.

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Build an understanding of the nature of the fee earners' work, get to know their clients and build relationships with them and the client PAs.

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Produce long, accurate complex house-style documents, manuscript amends, audio dictation and document comparisons.

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Demonstrate strong organisational skills, regularly act on own initiative, highlighting issues and suggesting possible solutions.

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Organise and prioritise workload and keep a level-headed approach in a busy working environment.

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Actively source and share knowledge with others.

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Build a network of strong working relationships both internally and externally.

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Diary management - arranging meetings, conference calls, lunches etc.

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Taking accurate and detailed telephone messages.

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Accurate and regular maintenance of filing systems, e-filing, and archiving and retrieval of files from storage and opening new matter files.

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Provide cover for others in the team as requested.

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Preparing and producing bills, keeping accurate records of expenses, disbursements and fees for client billing, liaising with Billing Department to monitor payment of fees and responding to internal and external requests for back up documentation and further information.

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Organise travel (including flights, accommodation and restaurants) and providing the fee earners with detailed itineraries.

Person Specification

Essential

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Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with people at all levels.

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Self-motivated individual with a proactive approach.

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Keen to take ownership.

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Ability to think on one's feet to solve administrative problems, using support service departments as necessary.

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Client orientated approach - client focused both internally and externally.

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Willing to become involved with a desire to learn.

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Flexibility with overtime.

Skills and Experience

Essential

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Previous legal PA experience.

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Excellent secretarial skills, fast accurate typing.

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Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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Strong document production skills.

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Billing experience, preferably 3E.

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Excellent organisational and administrative ability.

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Meticulous attention to detail and quality.

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Professional telephone manner, fielding calls where appropriate.

Professional/Technical Skills

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Accurate typing at minimum 60 wpm net.

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Advanced knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Qualifications and Training

Minimum 5 GCSEs or equivalent at A-C including English and Maths.

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