Charities and Social Economy Legal Secretary/PA

Recruiter
G2 Legal
Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive + Benefits
Posted
18 Jan 2019
Closes
15 Feb 2019
Ref
317612/2/RA/3
Contact
Rachael Atherton
Sector/Practice Area
Charities, Investment Funds
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Permanent
PQE
1-3 years
Charities and Social Economy Legal Secretary/PA.
 
An outstanding opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary/PA has come up with a market leading specialist at its central Leeds office. 
 
You will be working as part of the Charities and Social Economy Team, experience in a similar area of law would be desirable but due to the niche area of law, candidates from other area's of law will be considered. 

Working as part of the Charities and Social Economy Team, the primary role is to provide administrative and secretarial support at a high level.

Key Responsibilities 
  • To provide diary management.
  • To deal with and process all work in a timely and accurate manner, ensuring the needs of clients and fee earners are met.
  • To provide support to other teams if required.
  • To deal with all telephone calls, emails and letters efficiently, ensuring clients are responded to in a timely manner.
  • To assist in letter and document production, including audio typing.
  • (experience of BigHand an advantage).
  • To ensure that client, matter, financial and time input documents are completed in accordance with the office manual and submitted to the accounts department.
  • To support the fee earner in achieving their fee and time targets which includes producing bill schedules, preparation and calculation of bills on multiple matters.
Job Experience:
  • A minimum of 2 years' secretarial experience.
  • PA experience is desirable.
  • Diary and email management experience.
  • Proficient IT skills – particularly Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Minimum typing speed of 65 WPM.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
  • Outstanding organisational skills.
  • Able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure with a large workload.
Proud of their reputation as one of the leading firms in the market, this firm can offer working conditions to match the best in the market. 

Experience within Charities would be preferred, but applicants from other backgrounds will still be considered. 
 
If you want a platform from which you will have support, commitment, and a truly professional environment to work in, then this is one you should be considering. The team is comprised of some exceptional lawyers, and you will be working with a collegiate team which has strong working relationships in a focused, but relaxed environment.
 
To hear more about this Charities and Social Economy Legal Secretary/PA role based in Leeds, please get in touch with me ASAP. 
 
RACHAEL ATHERTON. 0113 254 9296.