Litigation Float Legal Secretary

City of London
£42k - 44k per year + Benefits & Hybrid Working
16 May 2024
13 Jun 2024
Benedict Geoghegan
Job Title
Legal PA
Contract Type
Full Time

A top UK Law firm is looking to hire a new Litigation Float Legal Secretary on a permanent basis. This role will support the Litigation team with all secretarial and administration duties.  Candidates may sometimes be required to cover other practice groups too.

  • Salary to £44,000 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 Litigation Float 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 Litigation Float Legal Secretaryt:

  • Previous secretarial experience within a law firm, Litigation, Disputes or Contentious departments experience is highly desirable
  • Excellent written, communication and organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • Familiarity with InterAction