Legal PA

  • Job Reference: JO0000003096
  • Date Posted: 28 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Secretarial
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We are recruiting for a Legal PA to join the litigation team of one our leading international law firm clients on a permanent basis.

You will provide fee earners with effective high-quality PA support. In particular, deal/matter support; effective diary management; all matters with regard to finance; travel arrangements; communication control; and preparation of correspondence.

Role and responsibilities

Legal PA Tasks

  • Proactive diary management
  • Coordination of meetings
  • Support fee earners with efficient mailbox management
  • Planning and coordination of comprehensive travel programmes
  • Respond to telephone calls in a professional and confident manner
  • Prepare correspondence, presentations, reports and manage utilisation of central support services for legal documentation
  • Act as first point of contact for team


End to end Deal/Matter Support

  • Coordinate and take responsibility for the matter inception process
  • Preparation and completion of appropriate engagement letters and terms
  • Regular engagement with matter manager and team
  • Manage all aspects of matter administration


Finance

  • Play a pivotal role in the revenue cycle alongside the Partner, Matter Manager, Working Capital Controller and Credit Control team to deliver accurate and timely billing support.
  • Organise and facilitate regular Working Capital meetings
  • Edit time narratives


Business Development

  • Work alongside BD
  • Coordinate/organise client events
  • Manage client contact information


The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate a positive and flexible attitude and approach to all tasks and situations
  • Adopt a proactive and solutions focused approach
  • Maintain tact and diplomacy, trust and confidentiality
  • Exhibit professional communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrate a high level of organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Apply a high level of attention to detail for all tasks understanding the importance of accuracy
  • Take responsibility in team-building and contribute to a supportive and collaborative environment
  • Have a professional and flexible approach to ensure effective hybrid working

We look forward to receiving your application!