A prestigious UK Law Firm is looking to hire a new Legal Assistant / PA to directly support a Senior Corporate and Commercial Partner on a permanent basis. Our client is looking for someone to carry out Paralegal / Fee-Earning duties in addition to supporting the Partner in a secretarial capacity. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to gain direct facetime with the Partner and gain high level exposure - additionally, this specific firm encourages Legal Assistants to internally apply for a Training Contract, therefore there is an opportunity to have a long term career at the firm too. Responsibilities include assisting with the Partners caseload including having ownership over the coordinating the delivery of work, attending meetings, ensuring the Partner is properly apprised of progress on matters including snags, risks, delays and general issues, initially drafting transactional documents, contracts and correspondence, liaising directly with clients, taking instructions, keeping them updated on their matters and managing the clients expectation, undertaking legal research and assisting with company secretarial work. Other responsibilities include email management and e-filing, money laundering and KYC checks, file opening and first draft retainer letters, bill preparation, dealing with client invoices and credit control, diary management and assisting the Executive Committee with Fee-Earning. Candidates need to be educated at degree level, with experience working as a Corporate/Commercial Paralegal in addition to having some secretarial experience working for Fee-Earners. Candidates need to have excellent written, communication and organisational skills. A salary of up to £35,000 is on offer plus overtime.