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Legal Secretary – hybrid – great benefits

Legal Secretary 

Hybrid working, great benefits.

Commercial Litigation.

Legal Secretary role for a leading, international, city of London law firm located close to Liverpool Street station. This innovative firm provide the balance of a fast-paced and challenging environment, alongside a rewarding and positive experience for secretaries/Pas.

Legal Secretary will support direct line management, resource management and fee earners within Commercial Litigation.

As a Legal Secretary it is essential that you build effective relationships, have gravitas to manage senior management and stakeholders, alongside possessing a process driven mindset. Must have strong commercial and financial acumen.

One the UK’s leading, international law firms.

Some of the Legal Secretarial duties are:

  • Manage fee earner/PA allocations and the even distribution of workloads within PA teams
  • Maintain and manage team rotas and overtime
  • Manage regular group meetings, producing agendas and minutes
  • Initiate new starter processes, complete documentation and circulate
  • Integrate new joiners by arranging introduction to relevant persons
  • Provide and/or arrange all on-boarding and induction training, ensuring the firm’s policies and procedures are followed
  • Acting as the point of contact for Business Service teams
  • Co-ordinating the assignment of mentors, buddies, PA/fee earner allocation
  • Manage and monitor practice groups’ holiday, sickness and other absences, ensuring appropriate

You, as a Legal Secretary would have:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to identify potential issues with an innovative approach to problem solving
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Proven persuasion, influencing and negotiation skills, including conflict management
  • Commercial and financial acumen
  • Highly motivated and equipped with the ability to motivate and inspire team members
  • Capable of working autonomously and within a team environment
  • Advanced knowledge of all legal software systems and Microsoft Office
Job Category: Legal PA Legal Secretary
Job Type: Full Time

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