Legal Secretary/PA - West End - Corporate Law

Law Support
London, South East England
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
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.


  • 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


  • 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


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