Legal PA Team Leader

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: PA & Business Support
Salary: Up to £47000 per annum
REF: BBBH228597_1544787137

Secretarial Team Leader



£47,000 + Excellent Benefits


Leading London Law Firm


This is a fantastic opportunity to join an ever-growing law firm supporting the secretarial services manager to oversee the smooth running of two of their busy departments.


In this position you will be given full autonomy for everything from recruitment to development and training. This is also an exciting time to join this firm as they have fantastic growth plans which you will very much be part of.


Your day as a The Secretarial Team Leader would include:

  • Act as the main point of contact between all PA's, Team Assistant and Support Services Mangers; Providing all updates of internal movements
  • Manage holiday and absences using the Select HR System and authorising leave when needed by fee earners
  • Cover all sickness leave absence; Carrying out return to work interviews and taking any serious matters further
  • Efficiently manage internal activities in the case of absences; Using available resources
  • Creating devising solutions for manage workload; Change in fee earner allocation, job shares, flexible working patterns and minimising the demand for recruitment
  • Assisting with the internal recruitment process
  • Getting involved with any new starters who are coming into support at a senior level; Brief them on their role and the internal process
  • Proactively getting involved with; IT, Finance, BD and Facilities when needed and provide productive feedback for further development ideas
  • Work alongside Department / Team Heads to overcome underperformers, setting out clear objectives and monitoring performance
  • Conducting mid - probation and final probation reviews for new starters
  • Carrying out regular development meetings with PA's and Team Assistants and relay the feedback onto fee earners and partners
  • In charge of the BigHand Now Administration tool and amend any details when needed


To be a successful Secretarial Team Leader you will need to be:

  • Highly proactive at managing work load
  • Ability to overcoming conflict situations and disputes in a professional manner
  • Excellent judgement skills
  • Previous experience in a similar role as The Secretarial Team Leader or Admin Team Leader within a law firm is essential
  • Ability to liaise and communicate with all stakeholders, fee earners and department heads


If this role sounds like the one for you then APPLY NOW