Legal PA

22000 - 26000 per annum

Legal PA
Up to 26,000 per annum - Permanent role
Full-Time role - based in Central Edinburgh

One of Reed's prestigious Legal clients based in the City Centre of Edinburgh are currently looking to recruit a Legal PA on a permanent basis. As the successful candidate you will be responsible for working as part of a team of PA's providing comprehensive and professional support to your division and its partners.

Duties involved in this role will include:-
* Liaising regularly with lawyers and partners to identify work required
* Extensive diary management on Outlook including arranging meetings & appointments and organising equipment & refreshments
* Booking travel and accommodation (both in the UK and internationally) when required
* Reminding partners of upcoming appointments and meetings, ensuring that any documentation or prep needed is carried out
* Dealing with incoming correspondence, emails and telephone calls on behalf of lawyers, following up and resolving where appropriate
* Preparing documentation or slides for meetings when required
* Drafting email responses, letters and file notes ensuring 100% accuracy of spelling, grammar and formatting in line with company standards
* Arranging the typing of audio files and document production alongside support services
* Opening new client files, carrying out research and appropriate checks on new clients and collating required documentation
* Collaring information and assisting with the preparation of bids, tenders and proposals
* Assisting lawyers with the billing process including drafting documentation, preparing paperwork for lawyer sign-off, dealing with financial queries and co-ordinating payments
* Various other Legal PA duties as directed by partners

In order to be considered for this role, candidates must have the following:-
* Previous Legal PA or Legal Secretarial experience within a Legal firm carrying out the above duties - this experience is essential
* Excellent communication skills - written, verbal and face to face as you will be communicating both internally and externally on behalf of lawyers
* Excellent organisation skills, flexibility to turn your hand to a variety of tasks and attention to detail, with the ability to prioritise a busy and varied workload effectively
* Strong IT skills including the use of MS Office - experience of Legal software or transcription software would be an advantage

Please note that applicants who do not meet the criteria above will not be considered for the role - If you do meet the criteria above and you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your CV via the advert ASAP or contact Greg Martin for more information on 0131 240 3680.

Reed Specialist Recruitment is an Employment Agency and an Employment Business for permanent and temporary recruitment. In response to your application Reed will contact you by phone, email or SMS to discuss it and related opportunities. You can opt out at any time using the links provided.

Application Details

Closing date:

Greg Martin
0131 240 3680

Reference No: 60225

Store this job