Legal PA

Posted 30 September by interlink recruitment
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal PA / Secretary to join an award-winning international law firm to assist the Fee Earners within their growing Banking & Finance department in Manchester City Centre.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be joining the firm’s Banking & Finance department as a Legal PA / Secretary. Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Managing diaries, keeping them up to date and reminding fee earners of meetings daily
  • Book internal/external meetings
  • Organising travel arrangements
  • Arranging photocopying, printing, scanning, sending out letters etc.
  • Arranging for files to be opened and closed, supervise general filing requirements and record keeping
  • Support fee earners in marketing activities
  • Actively become a part in the care of clients and be wholly familiar with contacts/clients
  • Enter, maintain and update client details and relevant information on the firm's contacts system
  • Dealing with basic client queries and general administration
  • Arranging client meetings
  • Taking internal and external telephone queries
  • Monitoring post/emails and deal with as appropriate
  • Ensuring all client related correspondence is passed on to an appropriate fee earner if the relevant person is out of the office
  • Arranging absence cover where necessary and communicate this to the relevant fee earners
  • Checking correspondence, attachments and documents etc. produced by the document production team before they are passed to the relevant fee earner, making amendments when appropriate.
  • Typing urgent/short/confidential correspondence and emails
  • Produce and maintain Excel spreadsheets as required
  • Assisting fee earners in ensuring their time is recorded properly and entered onto the system daily
  • Assisting fee earners in the billing and credit control process
  • Completing documentation for payment into and out of client account and assisting fee earners to ensure the Solicitors Accounts Rules are being complied with

Person Specifics:

  • Previous experience as a Legal Secretary / PA
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Accurate typing of at least 60 wpm

If you're interested in this position, and you meet the requirements of the role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Zoe Alexander for a confidential discussion.

Our advertisements use salary and experience as a guide only. Interlink Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

*Please Note: Due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving we are unable to contact applicants who have been unsuccessful

Required skills

  • Documentation
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Recruitment

Reference: 44243257

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