Legal PA required for the Wimbledon Head Office of large organisation.
The principal role is to provide the fee earners with the support they need to perform the task of providing legal services to clients and help them maximise the amount of time they are able to spend on fee-earning and other essential non fee-earning tasks by assisting in the management and execution of their day to day workload.
The main duties of a Legal PA will include:
Document Production. Typing of urgent correspondence. Producing and maintaining Excel spreadsheets as required. Drafting general and basic correspondence. Administrative support. Managing diaries. Arranging meetings, booking conference rooms, & refreshments. Organising travel arrangements. Opening and closing of general files, general filing, record keeping and archiving of files. Photocopying, printing, organising couriers, sending out of letters, faxes etc. Communication - taking internal and external telephone queries, responding as appropriate and/or ensuring that all messages are passed on in a timely manner. Monitoring post and/or e-mails. Client relationship management, arrange all client meetings. Financial support.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Previous experience as a Legal PA & knowledge of the legal profession. Advanced knowledge of CRM, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Visual Files, Elite, Winscribe and the Internet. Excellent telephone manner. Excellent communication, organisational and team working skills. Excellent attention to detail. Robust, flexible and dependable, able to take the initiative. Able to remain calm under pressure. The ability to work to tight deadlines on a daily basis. Conscientious, approachable and enthusiastic. Quickly builds respect and trust. An ability to build a good knowledge of the company.
Candidates should be available to start immediately, or as soon as possible!
Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm.