Legal PA - Corporate Team

A busy Law Firm in the City of London is looking for an experienced Legal PA to join the Corporate department to support two of the Top Fee Earners

The main duties will include but not limited to:

  • Extensive and proactive diary management. Gaining an understanding of the week from the perspective of the lawyers - 'horizon scanning' to pre-empt conflicts and anticipate needs.
  • Proactive daily assistance with business and personal administration.
  • Work to ensure individual needs are understood and met for each lawyer.
  • Ensure regular communication is made to convey and share any workload pressures with other PAs and respective team leader
  • Pre-empt needs for enhanced or specific support at times when individuals might be under additional pressure.
  • Field and screen communications (email and Teams), ensuring exceptional client service is delivered at all times.
  • Act as a 'gatekeeper' for work, using good judgement to delegate tasks to the Document Production ('DP') team or the Central Admin Team, as appropriate.
  • Ensure 'quality control' forms part of regular work-flow patterns, whereby any work that is delegated to another team is thoroughly checked before it is returned.
  • Co-ordinate travel arrangements with the Firm's Travel Agent/International team ensuring efficient use of time and expenditure including booking taxis and accommodation, completing visa applications, creating itineraries, compiling expense forms as appropriate and ensuring completion of post-trip reports and updating of the Firm's CRM system.
  • Support lawyers in marketing activities including involvement in the preparation of pitch documents and presentations.
  • Use of effective systems to ensure that both urgent and non-urgent tasks are progressed and delivered within the required timescales.
  • Proactively deal with incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Action emails and manage inbox as required by Partners/Associates and forward/action as necessary.
  • Establish and maintain effective and accurate filing systems (electronic).
  • Managing Fee Earner Expenses

The successful candidate will ideally have a Secretarial qualification and have previous legal Secretarial/PA experience with a Corporate/Finance/Funds department.

This is a great opportunity to join a large Law Firm who will offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

For further information please contact Ella Britton

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