Legal PA - Commercial Litigation

Recruiter
Ritz Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal PA – Commercial Litigation Manchester City Centre Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 Hours: 8.30am – 5pm or 9am – 5.30pm My client is a legal 500 law firm based in modern offices in Manchester city centre. They are looking for an experienced Legal PA to support their Managing Partner on a day to day basis. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who has experience within commercial litigation. Duties will include: Handle and screen calls, ensuring clients are dealt with efficiently and politely whilst maintaining client confidentiality Provide a highly proactive and responsive diary management service; recording key dates in calendars for Directions, trials, hearings etc. Coordinate travel and accommodation arrangements Separate correspondence, pleadings and financial clips; transfer pleadings clip to separate folder and section Open files in accordance with internal company procedures Demonstrate effective file management, including location/retrieval Adhere to our client’s policy when dealing with files throughout the course of a transaction and at file closure stage File printed emails in date and time order and drag emails onto case management system Save scanned documents to relevant file directory for easy access Use both traditional dictation and digital transcript system Big Hand to create letters, emails and documents as directed Take minutes and type up correspondence or prepare other paperwork Prepare invoices with assistance and other statements for the accounts department Support department case load by dealing with file-related queries either face to face or by telephone Undertake photocopying and scanning of documents Assist in general office administration, including holiday cover and overflow typing for the department Manage own work allocation, productivity and quality of work with minimum supervision In the first instance please apply by forwarding your CV, however, preference will be given to those who then follow up with a phone call. Please contact Rebecca at our Manchester office Ritz recruitment – Employment Agency