Legal PA - Rural Property

£37,000 yearly
  • Owen Reed Ltd
  • London, UK
  • May 20, 2021
Legal PA

Job Description

Owen Reed are recruiting for a Legal PA to join a  London law firm.  The Legal PA will work within the Rural Property team.

The Legal PA must be highly motivated, display outstanding attention to detail and have the ability to multitask with ease.  It is essential that they are a strong team player with a positive, up-beat approach.

Responsibilities of the Legal PA

Organisational Support

•Effective and proactive diary management, and awareness of Fee Earners' workloads to plan ahead, with minimal supervision

•Process relevant applications, forms or searches, with minimal supervision

Client Relationship and Business Development

•Provide excellent service to clients, both internal and external, in a timely and professional manner, presenting a positive image of the Firm at all times

•Acts as a first point of contact for Fee Earners

•Provide assistance in the delivery of marketing communications, and records all business development meetings in InterAction

•Recognise, respect and honour client confidentiality at all times

Document Production

•Create typed work of a high quality, formatting in accordance with house style, at high speed, with accuracy and following internal guidelines

•Make effective use of the Document Management System

•Create new documents from the Firm’s templates, using contact data from InterAction where appropriate

•Proof-read all documents for spelling, grammar and sense, querying wording where appropriate

File Management

•Adopt a pro-active approach and work with Fee Earners  effectively, to maintain regular file management, to ensure all files are up to date, closed and archived, as appropriate

•Keep accurate records of all files sent to off-site storage via Records

Financial Risk Management

•Prepare bills, as required by Fee Earners

•Prepare AML documentation and obtains relevant documentation from clients in a timely manner, as required by Fee Earners

•Carry out conflict searches and correctly identifies the work type