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Junior Legal Secretary - Litigation - top US Law firm - £43k!

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Legal PA & Secretarial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £41000 - £43000 per annum

  • Contact:

    David Stoddart

  • Contact email:

    david@jmlegal.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    DSUSLITARB01_1659091832

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-28

  • Consultant:

    David Stoddart

Junior Legal Secretary - top ranking US Law firm

This is your chance to finally shake off the Admin Assistant/Trainee title and really start to take on more responsibility!

Salary up to £43,000 - hybrid policy

Based in beautiful offices in view of the stunning St Paul's Cathedral, this US firm needs a bright and intuitive Junior Legal Secretary to work in their market leading Litigation/Dispute Resolution department

Duties include:

  • Diary management of fee-earners as required, using own initiative to arrange meetings and conference calls
  • Checking of fee-earner e-mails as required in their absence; responding where able
  • Booking video/conference calls, meeting rooms and required refreshments, and making lunch and dinner reservations
  • Making simple travel arrangements as required e.g. booking train tickets and collating itineraries
  • Handling telephone enquiries in a professional and polite manner, taking accurate messages and following up on any agreed actions
  • Managing the workflow to DPC, Reprographics etc. as required; proactively taking steps to ensure work is returned within required timescales
  • Amending and formatting agreements/documents as required
  • Short pieces of copy-typing and digital dictation as required
  • Carrying out PDF to Word conversions and vice versa
  • Collating all indexing on legal documentation and setting up files as necessary
  • Production of short, less complex PowerPoint presentations as required
  • Proof-reading of all documents to ensure the delivery of work of the highest quality
  • Any general correspondence as may be required from time to time

This is a brand-new role and a chance to join a fantastic, progressive firm that strives to upskill and support ambitious people like yourself.

If you're interested or would like to know any further information, please don't hesitate to contact me.