Legal PA Commercial

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Administration / Office Work
Region:
Bristol/Bath
Location:
Bristol
Salary description:
£18k - 22k per year
Posted:
15/11/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Alexander Mae
Job Ref:
SN98938d

The Company:

Our client provides practical, high quality and commercially relevant legal advice to public, private and third sector organisations. Their experience includes working with clients across central and local government, NHS commissioning and provider organisations, housing associations and private sector companies.

The Job:

We are delighted to be assisting our client with their vacancy for a Legal PA in their Commerical department.

Key responsibilities within this role will include:

* Manage diaries, ensuring they are up to date and reminding lawyers of meetings
* Arrange meetings, book conference rooms, refreshments, check rooms prior to meetings and liaise with other attendees, both internal and external.
* Organise travel arrangements, book and confirm reservations and deal with related details.
* Arrange or, where necessary, conduct photocopying, printing, organising couriers, sending out of letters, faxes
* Arrange for files to be opened and closed, supervise general filing requirements and record keeping.
* Use effective systems to ensure that both short and long term tasks are completed within required timescales.
* Support lawyers in marketing activities including involvement in preparation of pitches and presentations.
* Monitor post and/or e-mails and dealing with as appropriate and ensure that all client related correspondence is passed on to an appropriate fee earner if the relevant person is out of the office.
* Assist in resolving client queries
* Become an active part in the care of clients and be wholly familiar with contacts/clients.
* Arrange client meetings.
* Assist lawyers in the billing and credit control process by liaising with the lawyer and accounts and to produce standard financial/time reports through the system.

The Person:

For this role, our client is looking for someone with:

- Excellent PA support experience

*Excellent telephone manner and competent knowledge of telephone system.

- Excellent communication, organisational and team skills.

- Excellent attention to detail.

- Flexible and dependable, able to take the initiative.

- Able to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines.

- Conscientious, approachable and enthusiastic.

- Able to quickly build confidence, respect and trust with others.

- Have a positive approach to daily tasks and have a solutions focussed working method.

The Benefits:

Employer Contribution Pension, Life Insurance , Group Income Protection, 25 days annual leave and other benefits

The Hours:

Monday - Friday 9am - 5.15pm

The Location:

Central Bristol, no car parking.

The Salary:

£18-22,000

Company Description

Alexander Mae are recruitment specialists in Bristol & the South West, whether it's permanent, contract or temporary appointments we can help. We recruit at every level from the first job, returners to work, through to career advancement across diverse industry sectors within the commercial market.

Closing Date:
13/12/2018

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