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Legal Support Assistant / PA

Job Details

Published
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Role Type
Contract
Salary
Up to £40000 per annum
Job Ref: J2523_1719922878

** Legal Support Assistant **

IMMEDIATE START - 12 MONTHS CONTRACT

  • Upto £40k based on exp
  • Immediate start and Interviews
  • Manchester Based
  • Hybrid working

A leading Professional Services firm based in Manchester is currently recruiting for an experienced Legal Support Assistant /PA.

You will be working as a team to act as a point of contact for fee earners and the completion of their work, the role with undertake all aspects of the Legal Support Assistant role, and where appropriate, manage the workflow by utilising Administrative Assistants and Document Production, retaining ownership and accountability of all tasks through to completion. Provide a high quality, comprehensive workflow management and organisational service to fee earners in the group and exceptional client service

Duties:

  • Manage the production of documents and check returned work produced by the Document Production team
  • Taking and making client related calls, dealing with and handling message taking as appropriate.
  • Manage Interaction and ensure new prospects, clients and contacts, activities and business development information are added.
  • Responsible for keeping up to date with client specific protocols and processes, implementing, providing guidance and training to others where necessary and ongoing monitoring.
  • Support fee earners in business development activities including the involvement in preparation of pitches and presentations, scheduling meetings e.g. tenders, directories, internal clients.
  • Manage diaries, ensuring they are up-to date, anticipating requirements e.g. associated travel /accommodation bookings, meeting rooms, drafting itineraries, preparing agendas, preparing and circulating papers.
  • Produce and maintain Excel spreadsheets as required.
  • First point of contact for the team, dealing with queries and acting on initiative to provide exceptional client service, promoting and developing ownership within the teams.
  • Arrange for the preparation and collation of internal sector newsletters and briefings.
  • Arrange photocopying, printing, organising couriers, sending out letters, faxes etc.
  • Receiving instructions via digital dictation for tasks and acting upon the same.
  • Key point of contact for fee earners and clients to maintain relationships and ensure a high level of support is always provided by the team.
  • Assisting fee earners with billing related tasks.
  • Minute taking, following up designated actions to ensure completion ahead of the next meeting.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience of managing client facing tasks and priorities, with a hands on, practical approach.
  • Effective at investigating issues and seeing a problem through to conclusion.
  • Conscientious, taking personal responsibility for own work and accountability for its delivery and quality.
  • Excellent team player, sharing in team goals to provide excellent quality and efficiency of service, with a willingness to take on new responsibilities and challenges. Positive can-do attitude with the ability to adapt to change.
  • Confidential and discreet but able to redirect information when appropriate to ensure areas of concern are resolved effectively.
  • Well organised and methodical with excellent attention to detail, ensuring accuracy in all client communications and deliverables.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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