Legal PA

Recruiter
Lucy Walker Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Legal PA

Basic Salary: £18,000-£22,000 depending on experience

Hours of Work: Mon-Fri, 09.00-17.00

Holidays & Benefits: Includes Pension, Buy and Sell 5 days holiday, Private Health Care

Company Information:

A Legal PA is required by my client, an international business law firm located in the Manchester City Centre. An excellent opportunity for a Legal PA to join the Finance and Projects division supporting a team of Fee Earners.

The ideal candidate will be a highly enthusiastic and committed individual with experience supporting a team within a fast paced and demanding professional services environment.

The role requires a highly organised, proactive and flexible approach to work with the ability to effectively prioritise tasks within time deadlines.

Duties:

* Understands and assists with the billing process and associated financial management tasks
* Engages with fee earners to understand and assist in general financial housekeeping
* Manages fee earners administrative processes, utilising appropriate resources
* Provides full secretarial support
* Develops understanding of matter management processes, appropriately increasing level of responsibility and risk management awareness
* Adheres to the firm's risk and compliance policies and procedures and raises any issues or queries promptly with the relevant Partner and / or Risk and Compliance
* Develops skillset in order to support fee earners with their business development and marketing activity
* Builds rapport and develops effective working relationships with fee earner teams.

Knowledge, skills and experience required

* City & Guilds / ILEX Level 1 / 2 Diploma for Legal Secretaries or equivalent
* Previous experience of Microsoft Office
* 12 month's experience (or equivalent) gained within a comparable environment
* Willingness to work flexibly to meet client needs

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