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Legal Executive Assistant - HoD Employment - £50k! (hybrid)

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Legal PA & Secretarial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    David Stoddart

  • Contact email:

    david@jmlegal.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    DSEMPHOD01_1715847876

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-06-15

  • Consultant:

    David Stoddart

Prestigious UK Law firm seeking an experienced Employment law Legal PA/EA

Salary - £50,000

Location - West-End

Hybrid - 3/2

This much sought after firm known for investing in their employees are garnering a great reputation for themselves within Employment law and as a result, need a talented Legal PA/EA to provide seamless support to the Head of Department and a high service level with their clients.

A solid Employment law background would be hugely beneficial. However, if your legal knowledge lies elsewhere, the firm take a refreshing approach and understand that your skills are transferable so don't let that put you off!

Prior experience as a Legal PA/EA within a Private Practice Law firm is an absolute must, along with strong technical skills and a can-do attitude.

For an idea of some the duties involved, please see the list below:

  • Take full ownership of diaries, proactively managing all appointments, meetings and related logistics, working with partners to ensure that their schedules run smoothly and that they are where they need to be, at the scheduled meeting time, and that they are prepared for each meeting
  • Manage inboxes responding to emails on their behalf, drafting emails appropriately, forwarding any client critical emails to other fee earners and secretaries in the team to action and respond and highlight any urgent/important emails that partner needs to respond to
  • Take full ownership of tasks and manage workload against deadlines and business needs, working effectively and collaboratively with central support departments to efficiently deliver to deadlines
  • Arrange regular catch ups with each partner to review their diary and commitments, to ensure that a good understanding of partners' clients and priorities is developed to help the partners make the best use of their time
  • Liaise with the Marketing & Business Development team and key contacts, proactively coordinating BD activities, playing a key role in the organisation of events, seminars & conferences for the team
  • Arrange travel requirements, understand individual's personal preferences and manage all arrangements from start to finish (including journey details, accommodation, visa requirements, currency) and update diary to reflect all information

If this is ticking boxes for you, you'd like any further info or if you just need a chat please don't hesitate to contact me.