Legal PA in Finance

London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £38,000
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Job Title
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a fantastic opportunity in a ‘magic circle’ law firm which has a true global presence. They provide world class training to new staff and are extremely reputable. This firm has beautiful offices based in the heart of London and they are looking for somebody who is intelligent, well experienced and enthusiastic that will hit the ground running in their new role, they need to be outgoing and have outstanding interpersonal skills being able to communicate with a variety of different people from different backgrounds; whether it be clients, partners or colleagues.

The ideal candidate should have a wealth of experience, ideally over 5 years within a PA capacity working at Partner level and can withstand difficult situations, balance their workload effectively and use their initiative to ensure that they are always one step ahead.

Key dimensions:

  • Undertake all aspects of the secretarial role including admin & support.
  • Provide an excellent service to clients.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in supporting principles and fellow secretaries.
  • Proactively contribute to the group/division/firms’ success by actively seeking to improve working processes, anticipate needs of clients and colleagues and take action accordingly.
  • Undertake document production tasks to highest standards.
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations and excel spreadsheet.
  • Provide support such as welcome desks for client’s events.
  • Manage principles calendars/diaries.
  • Deal with internal client calls in a timely, confident, helpful manner passing on messages when required.
  • Support client events by making bookings.


  • Good team player
  • Confident and professional
  • Ability to cope under pressure
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Flexible and receptive to change in line with business demands.
  • Adaptable

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

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