Legal PA

Elite Personnel
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen to join a City Centre practice as a Legal PA to provide support to the fee earners by assisting in the management and execution of their day to day workload.

The main duties of the Legal PA will include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting and checking correspondence, documents, reports and presentations
  • Typing
  • Managing diaries and organising travel arrangements
  • Arranging meetings and booking conference rooms
  • Opening and closing of general files,
  • Photocopying, printing, organising couriers, sending out of letters
  • Managing own workload
  • Taking internal and external telephone enquiries
  • Monitoring post and e-mails and dealing with as appropriate
  • Liaising with the department’s absence recorder over any planned absences, arranging cover with HR as necessary
  • Entering, maintaining and updating client details and relevant information on the CRM system
  • Arrange all client meetings
  • Assisting lawyers in ensuring their time is recorded properly and the billing and credit control process
  • Requesting cheques, bank transfers and paying in money received
  • Assisting others in the department and PA team
Required skills
  • Accurate typing speed of at least 70 wpm
  • Advanced knowledge of CRM, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Visual Files, Elite, Winscribe and the Internet
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent communication, team working, organising skills and attention to detail
  • Flexible, dependable and 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

If you feel you have the appropriate skills and experience for this Legal PA opportunity, please apply in confidence.