Legal PA - Real Estate Division - Edinburgh

Addleshaw Goddard
21 Jun 2019
19 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Legal PA - Real Estate Division Level of role - SS2 Office - Edinburgh Department - Real Estate Division Reporting Line - Secretarial Services Manager Purpose of the Role To provide high quality and experienced PA support to fee earners in our Edinburgh Real Estate Division. You will be supporting 1 Partner, 3 Senior Lawyers and 2 further Lawyers. Duties Initiates and drives the billing process Contributes to fee earners' financial performance by proactively working with fee earners to manage their matter balances Supports fee earners' business development activity Ensures all file management processes are undertaken in a timely manner Undertakes all matter management processes Conflict check and Client Due Diligence processes Accurately completing the end to end Client Matter Inception (CMI) process Drafting of engagement letters Preparation and ongoing review of Quality Risk Management (QRM) checklist Identifying matters for closure and archiving completed files Adheres to firmwide and divisional Best Practice protocols Comprehensive diary management Forward planning Identifying and recommending cost efficient travel options Ensuring wider meeting requirements are identified and actioned Adheres to the firm's risk and compliance policies and procedures and raises any issues or queries promptly with the relevant Partner and / or Risk and Compliance Successfully completes, on time, all compulsory firm training and returns all complaints and claims questionnaires Knowledge, skills and experience required (bespoke to role) High degree of competence in the use of Microsoft Office suite Excellent verbal and written communication, with appropriate and effective use of grammar and punctuation Three years' experience (or equivalent) gained within a comparable environment and at an appropriate level Willingness to work flexibly to meet client needs