Legal PA in IP, Media & Technology

London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £36,000
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Contract Type
Full Time

Join the exciting world of Media and Technology and flex your Legal PA skills working for a small number of Fee Earners within this highly regarded International Law Firm.  The firm are looking for a proactive, resourceful and enthusiastic Legal PA who can demonstrate the ability to ‘think outside the box’ and present fresh ideas of new streamlined working methodologies. The department has two opportunities, one on a permanent basis and one on a contractual basis due to expansion so it is the perfect time to join the team!

The environment is fast-paced and professional and the role is very much PA focused with a strong emphasis on diary management, international travel and conference organisation and prioritising conflicting workloads between the Fee Earners.  The ideal Legal PA will have experience gained in a reputable City law practice and ideally within Media, IP or Litigation.  If you fit the brief, please email your CV for immediate consideration.

Duties will include:

  • Creating/amending documents and letters
  • Organising meetings, lunches and conference calls
  • Arranging detailed travel itineraries, including booking flights, trains, hotels and transfers
  • Preparing invoices, including receiving unbilled WIP lists, printing job reports, checking client details, drafting billing narratives and liaising with Accounts when necessary
  • Proactive and high-level diary management


  • A minimum of two years’ (ideally three-four years’) experience as a legal secretary within a Litigation department.
  • Recognised secretarial qualification (1 year course minimum) with RSA typing and word processing (or equivalent) 70 wpm minimum.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure

To apply, please click on the button and send your Cover Note/CV with your contact details to Kelly Whelan.

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