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Legal PA - leading US firm - Litigation/Disputes - £50k!

  • 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:

    DS USLITARB 01_1659615882

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-03

  • Consultant:

    David Stoddart

A great opportunity has arisen for a Legal Secretary/PA at one of the leading US law firms in London.

Salary up to £50,000 - hybrid working policy.

Working in beautiful offices with the environment best described as bustling but relaxed, you will support the Arbitration/Litigation department, looking after a mixture of fee earners from Partner to Trainee.

Duties will include:

  • Carrying out all typing, dictation and secretarial services, including photocopying, scanning and at times lengthy document production, editing and formatting.
  • Preparing standard documents and forms from templates
  • Using the Firm's technology, including; Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; information and document management systems.
  • Opening new clients and matters on the database system.
  • Carrying out conflict checks.
  • Maintaining diaries and schedules, including travel arrangements and preparing itineraries.
  • Processing expenses and preparing invoices for clients
  • Handling time entries
  • Answering and taking care of telephone calls and correspondence.
  • Liaising with clients and other third parties to organise internal and external meetings and conferences.
  • Maintaining client contact database (InterAction).
  • Organising and maintaining hard copy and electronic filing systems.
  • Covering other support functions as and when required.

Previous experience within a law firm is required, ideally a US one too. As for Legal knowledge, a good understanding of Arbitration/Litigation is essential although other areas of Law will be considered as your skills are very much transferable.

If you are interested in this role or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me!