Legal PA

City of London
£42k - 47k per year
03 Apr 2024
01 May 2024
Benedict Geoghegan
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Contract Type
Full Time

A top UK Law firm is looking to hire a new Legal Secretary on an initial 13-month FTC to support their busy Charity & Community team with all secretarial and administration duties. 

  • Salary to £47,000 with excellent benefits
  • Hybrid working two days a week in the office, three remote
  • Friendly and collaborative culture and working environment

Key Responsibilities of the Legal Secretary:

  • Proactive diary management, and awareness of Fee Earners' workloads to plan ahead, with minimal supervision
  • Processing relevant applications, forms or searches
  • Researching new clients / contacts and preparing bios before meetings
  • Arranging travel and any other activities on behalf of Fee Earners
  • Typed work of a high quality, formatting in accordance with house style, at high speed, with accuracy
  • Preparing bills (including bill narratives)
  • New matter and AML checks including obtaining relevant documentation
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge and a strong understanding of Fee Earners’ matters to be able to provide the best level support
  • Assist with training sessions for the team and providing knowledge induction for new team PAs

Requirements of the Legal Secretary:

  • Previous secretarial experience within a law firm
  • Excellent written, communication and organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • Familiarity with InterAction

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