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Legal Executive PA

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Office Support

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jane Spearman

  • Contact email:

    janespearman@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    30744_1663685283

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Jane Spearman

Our well recognised professional services client based in Birmingham are seeking a friendly and hard working Legal Executive PA to join them on a permanent basis. On offer for this permanent role is a salary of up to 25,000 depending on experience, plus perks.

What does the role entail?

The successful candidate will be providing a professional secretarial service to a range of fee earners. You will need to be proactive and responsible in managing your own workload, acting with autonomy and using your initiative.

Duties to include:

* Taking ownership of enquiries, resolving or escalating (or identifying alternative contacts) as appropriate

* Producing long, complex and accurate house-style documents, manuscript amends, audio dictation and document comparisons

* Organising and prioritising workload and keeping a level-headed approach in a busy working environment

* Managing diaries - arranging meetings, conference calls, lunches etc

* Taking accurate and detailed telephone messages

* Maintaining of filing systems, e-filing, and archiving and retrieval of files from storage and opening new matter files

* Preparing and producing bills, keeping accurate records of expenses, disbursements and fees for client billing, liaising with billing department to monitor payment of fees

* Organising travel (including flights, accommodation and restaurants) and providing the fee earners with detailed itineraries

This is a full time role, working Monday - Friday, 9am -5:15pm, two days in office and 3 days working from home

Requirements

* Minimum of 2 year's legal secretarial experience essential, preferable within corporate litigation, childcare or governance

* Have excellent typing skills

* Advanced skills in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

* A team player who is able to build effective relationships

* Strong attention to detail and great communication skills

* Friendly with a great attitude and a willingness to learn

* Be highly organised with the ability to act with discretion

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