Legal Secretary/PA - West End - Corporate Law

Recruiter
Law Support
Location
London, South East England
Salary
37000.0000
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a busy commercial Law Firm based in the heart of the West End. The role is supporting a Partner in the busy Corporate team who specialise in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, joint ventures and MBOs.

Requirements

  • Able to demonstrate relevant secretarial experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Word
  • Typing speed 60wpm. 100% accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal and effective communication skills are essential for dealing with staff and clients in a professional manner
  • Must have a flexible attitude and work effectively under pressure
  • Able to use initiative
  • Flexible with hours
  • Ability to work as part of a team meeting the varied needs of the department
  • Organised manner with ability to prioritise workload
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • An understanding of database management
  • Contact management
  • Good IT skills
  • Excel - intermediate level

Responsibilities

  • Diary management and meeting arrangements
  • Document management
  • Document creation and editing using tracked changes
  • Use discretion where appropriate when presented with work/information of a personal and/or sensitive nature
  • Prepare and send emails/courier packages
  • Filing / admin
  • Complete billing procedures
  • Photocopying
  • To take telephone messages and ensure that they are relayed promptly and accurately
  • Arrange for files to be sent to storage and retrieved when requested
  • Provide back up support for other team secretaries when they are absent or workloads dictate
  • Check emails (if requested) when Partner away from the office
  • Regularly check (if requested) Partner’s voice messages when Partner away from the office
  • Any other ad-hoc duties required to ensure the smooth running of the team

Benefits:

Salary review once a year (July)

Bonus, twice yearly (June & December)

Loyalty Bonus

Travel Season Ticket Loan

Pension contribution

20 days holiday for first complete year - 25 days thereafter

Overtime (time & half)

Childcare Voucher Scheme