Planning & Environment Legal PA

Location
E14 5GH, London (Greater)
Salary
40000
Posted
04 Jun 2019
Closes
02 Jul 2019
Ref
JW:11736
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Industry Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, a Global International law firm has a vacancy for an experienced Legal PA. This role is assisting a Partner and 5 fee earners.

There is a great deal of prioritising and juggling within this role and you will act as the gatekeeper.

Duties include the following:

  • Client Support - supporting clients and the business needs in a proactive manner across the firm
  • Team Support - working collaboratively with team members across the firm to provide a responsive and professional support service to fee earners and clients
  • Document Management/Production - managing document processing from beginning to end, involving the Document Production Unit (DPU) where required
  • Administrative Support - maintaining overall support through core administrative and communication activities. Managing all filing activities
  • Diary/Meeting Management - coordinating fee earner work by maintaining/managing schedules and acting as the key point of contact for fee earners both internally and externally

Specific areas of focus will vary over time and according to the requirements of the team of fee earners, but each LSS will be required to perform tasks within each of these categories at some point in time.

Real Estate and Planninf experience is not essential but will be well regarded.

Qualifications

Skills:

  • Minimum typing speed 60wpm with a high level of accuracy.
  • Good knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

Experience:

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role within a large law firm
  • Complex diary management

Qualifications:

  • 5 A-C GCSE's (or equivalent) including English and Maths
  • CILEX ideal or A level standard/equivalent

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