Paralegal PA ( Corporate Law)

  • Job Reference: JH/ Legal
  • Date Posted: 1 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Love Success plc
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: £33,000 to £37,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: full benefits
  • Sector: PA/EA/Secretary
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Previous Paralegal/ PA experience in a legal corporate environment is essential.

This is a truly unique hybrid role that will see you supporting the Senior Partner on a 1:1 basis; managing his diary and inbox, assisting with running the Partner's caseload, having ownership over the coordinating the delivery of work, liaising with clients and preparing documents for online filing/ updating files.

The ideal candidate will be super organised, an exceptional communicator both verbally and non verbally, and must have had at least 3 years previous experience of working within a legal corporate environment.

This is a great move for someone who enjoys organising and prioritising their own workload, and relishes a client-facing role, building strong relationships with clients and other contacts that they work with. the boutique law firm is growing rapidly, has top rankings for their work and has a really collaborative respectful culture.

  • Diary management
  • Liaising with Business Services Managers
  • Assisting the Executive Committee as required
  • Complete ad hoc requests or actions arising from meetings
  • Email management and E-filing - which will include daily e-filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the firm's procedures
  • Money laundering and KYC checks, file opening and first draft retainer letters
  • Bill preparation, dealing with client invoice queries and assisting with credit control

Fee-earning Duties

  • Ensure the Partner is properly apprised of progress on matters, including snags, risks, delays and general issues
  • Initial drafts of transactional documents, contracts and with clients, taking instructions, keeping them updated on their matters and managing correspondence
  • Liaising with clients, taking instructions, keeping them updated on their matters and managing client expectations
  • Undertaking legal research
  • Assisting with company secretarial work as required