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Legal Secretary / PA (35k - Global Law Firm - Hybrid/Belfast)

Job Description

VANRATH are excited to be working alongside a leading Global Law Firm and one that holds a prestigious reputation for the recruitment of an Legal Secretary / Personal Assistant.

This is a Monday - Friday (Flexible start and finish times available)

This is a Hybrid working position - 3 days at Home & 2 days in the Belfast City Centre office.

Permanent position - this is a very rare opportunity with an extremely good company.

Experience in a Legal/Law environment is essential.


£29,000 - £35,000 + Fantastic Benefits Package & Hybrid Working & Genuinely a Great Place to Work

The Ideal Person

  • PA or Executive Assistant/ Legal Secretary experience in a Law firm or Legal environment is essential
  • Legal experience essential
  • Intermediate to Advanced skill level with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word).
  • Great organisation and communication skills
  • Fast and accurate type speed
  • High level of computer literacy

The Role

  • Plan for and deliver high quality, accurate work whilst managing deadlines, responding to change and the competing priorities of all work.
  • Coordinate and produce accurate H compliant documents and correspondence (including drafting engagement), reports and presentations. Utilise other services as appropriate
  • Establish and maintain effective work practices with partners and lawyers to manage the matter life cycle from file opening to closure/archival. This includes adhering to the firm's conflicts process, managing information barriers, contributing to the effective management of electronic and hard copy content and active legal project management.
  • Proactively manage and understand partner and lawyers' diaries using business knowledge to prioritise commitments. This will include organising appointments, conferences and meetings via multiple methods (videoconferencing, teleconferencing, client office software etc), considering lead and travel times, and coordinating meeting preparation and post-meeting actions.
  • Proactively manage all communications both in and out of the partner and lawyers' office and maintain responsibility for ensuring everything is dealt with in a timely fashion
  • Manage the coordination of the billing process including liaising with Revenue, the editing of bills, coordinating write-offs and discounts, collating bills and narratives in their final form as per firm policy and process.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jack Groves in the strictest confidence on 02890330250.

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