Legal Secretary / PA in Wealth Planning / Private Client
This is an interesting and exciting opportunity for a first class legal secretary who is passionate about inspiring confidence and building relationships with colleagues and clients, to join our client, an international law firm. The firm is well known, with a strong reputation for being market leaders in their field and representing a wide range of successful and high net worth individuals. The key for the person in this role is that they provide proactive and professional PA support to enable the fee earners to focus on providing legal services to our clients.
The ideal candidate will need to be an excellent communicator, both oral and written, using appropriate, intelligent and professional language, ideally well educated (degree level preferred) and have excellent technical skills. Experience with billing and private client work are desirable and similar experience in a legal environment would be ideal, along with advanced IT skills across various systems.
Points of focus:
- Contributing to practice group organisation, for example, by opening matter files, e-filing, scanning, photocopying, and inputting time sheets for legal staff
- Effective communication and seamless secretarial support for fee earners and their clients
- Day to day diary management
- Travel arrangements including international travel and hotel bookings; creating complex itineraries
- Processing expenses using Chrome River
- Transcribing dictations from BigHand
- Opening new client files and updating the client management database (InterAction)
- Resolving account queries and assisting in the monthly billing process
- Filing (both electronic and hard copy)
- Assist with the production of bills using our finance and time recording systems (Whitehill and Elite)
To apply, please click on the button and send your Cover Note/CV with your contact details to Vicki Scott now!
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