Legal Assistant in Banking and Finance

London (Greater)
Circa £15,000
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Job Title
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a fantastic opportunity to work with a multinational global law firm who have stunning offices on the outskirts of London. They have one of the best reputations in the world for providing the highest service to their clients supported by the largest number of professional employees of any law firm in the world.

They are looking for a committed, hardworking legal secretary who has a real hands on approach and is also a great team player and enjoys working within a friendly and rewarding team where your contributions will be recognised. They are looking for a legal assistant to work in their banking and finance sector who will be providing administrative support to the paralegals in the team through generating court documents and associated standard correspondence.   


  • Support Paralegals in all aspects of their work and responsibilities to operate at optimum efficiency at all times
  • File documents and maintain the filing systems, including the timely and efficient archiving and retrieval of files
  • To ensure the confidentiality and security of all practice and client documentation and information
  • To book agents to attend court hearings and to notify all parties
  • To prepare witness statements and instruct agents to attend court hearings
  • To set up evictions using case management system
  • To maintain diary entries and status notes on the case management system
  • To undertake any other ad hoc duties as requested, including the timely completion of various spreadsheets and statistics

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  •  Excellent literacy skills
  •  Good IT skills (Word, Outlook)
  •  Enthusiastic and professional approach to work
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Is dedicated to exceptional client service
  • Excellent attention to detail and ensures accuracy at all times
  •  A professional and efficient approach to work.

To apply, please click on the button and send your Cover Note/CV with your contact details to Jo Benson.

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