Commercial PA

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: PA & Business Support
Salary: Up to £38000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH221883_1525968272

Legal PA

£40,000 per annum

Well established law firm

Dynamic forward thinking environment

This incredibly high profile law firm are looking for a Legal PA to join their Commercial team. This is a real opportunity to join a firm who truly believe in career development and a supportive culture.

In this role you will support an allocation of 1 Partner and the wider team of fee earners. Duties required but not limited to are:

  • Extensive and proactive diary management
  • Work to ensure unique and individual support needs are understood for each lawyer
  • Pre-empt needs for enhanced or specific support at times when individuals might be under additional pressure
  • Ensure 'quality control' forms part of regular work flow patterns, whereby any work that is delegated to another team is thoroughly checked before it is returned
  • Complete appropriate/necessary DP tasks to the highest standards and ensuring house style requirements are met
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations
  • Take the initiative of overseeing adhoc administrative projects for the lawyers, for example, archiving, confidential shredding, photocopying, organising filing systems
  • Liaise with relevant parties to arrange meetings; booking internal rooms; ensuring the appropriate room setups are in place; and that refreshments are booked and confirmed
  • Liaise with and co-ordinate meeting attendees, both internal and external, ensuring all parties have the relevant information ahead of time
  • Proactively prepare and collate papers ahead of meetings
  • Co-ordinate travel arrangements
  • Support lawyers in marketing activities including involvement in the preparation of pitch documents and presentations
  • Act in a professional and courteous manner when dealing with clients (including internal clients), potential clients and third parties
  • Assist in arranging internal and external events
  • Capture and manage contact and client relationship data in the Firm's CRM system maintaining any existing information
  • Become an active part in the care of clients and look for opportunities to build relationships with client contacts and PAs where appropriate
  • Proactively deal with incoming and outgoing mail
  • Action emails and manage inbox for the Partners
  • Assist lawyers with billing and credit control by liaising with Accounts and preparing bill narratives and draft cost details

To be successful in your application you will need to hold

  • Experience of working in a similar environment
  • Experience of supporting at Partner level within a practice area in a law firm ideally a city firm
  • Be a forward thinking and hold the ability to horizon scan where possible
  • Be efficient and highly organised
  • Be looking to join a firm who have an incredible well known culture and be valued for the work that you do

If this Support Legal PA role sounds like you then apply now!