Legal Executive

England, London, City of London
Up to £60000.00 per annum
21 Jan 2022
18 Feb 2022
Gavin Coleman
Job Title
Legal Executive
Practice Area
Contract Type
Full Time

My client a US Law firm based in the City of London are recruiting for an Executive Assistant support to the Head of our European department and five associates. Assisting with the day-to-day running of the team, and having a level of responsibility for, e., business development and knowledge management, freeing up time and promoting a joined-up and cohesive approach to the wider team. A fully integrated member of the team, from an internal and external perspective, with an understanding of the market and clients it serves.


  • Acting as gatekeeper for fee earners.
  • Full control of fee earner diary.
  • Monitoring fee earner inbox throughout day and responding on their behalf where appropriate.
  • Drafting and amending correspondence where appropriate e., emails, spreadsheets, event invites, engagement letters, mark-ups of documents.
  • Attending team meetings
  • Arranging travel for fee earner meetings, events etc.
  • Assisting with fee earner time recording
  • Supporting wider team members as and when needed.
  • Taking minutes of internal team meetings and circulating in a timely manner.
  • Arranging large complex client meetings
  • Managing fee earner expense claims.
  • Matter Management and Input
  • Running conflict checks and liaising with the risk/client engagement team.
  • Completing matter opening forms
  • Drafting engagement letters and sending the same to clients for review.
  • Implementing and monitoring Chinese walls and insider lists when needed.
  • Setting up and monitoring distribution lists for external use

There will also be agile working in this role working three days in the office and two remotely from home.


  • 7 - 10 Years' Experience working as Legal Executive supporting Partners and Associates

If you have the relevant experience, then please do not hesitate to submit your application for immediate consideration.

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