Legal PA - Real Estate - London

Recruiter
Addleshaw Goddard
Location
South East England
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Aug 2017
Expires
02 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Purpose of the Role

To provide high quality and experienced PA support to a team of fee earners.

Duties

Initiates and drives the billing process
Contributes to fee earners' financial performance by proactively working with fee earners to manage their matter balances
Supports fee earners' business development activity
Ensures all file management processes are undertaken in a timely manner
Undertakes all matter management processes
? - Conflict check and Client Due Diligence processes
? - Accurately completing the end to end Client Matter Inception (CMI) process
? - Drafting of engagement letters
? - Preparation and ongoing review of Quality Risk Management (QRM) checklist
? - Identifying matters for closure and archiving completed files
Adheres to firmwide and divisional Best Practice protocols
Comprehensive diary management
Forward planning
? - Identifying and recommending cost efficient travel options
? - Ensuring wider meeting requirements are identified and actioned
Adheres to the firm's risk and compliance policies and procedures and raises any issues or queries promptly with the relevant Partner and / or Risk and Compliance
Successfully completes, on time, all compulsory firm training and returns all complaints and claims questionnaires

Knowledge, skills and experience required
High degree of competence in the use of Microsoft Office suite
Excellent verbal and written communication, with appropriate and effective use of grammar and punctuation
Three years' experience (or equivalent) gained within a comparable environment and at an appropriate level
Willingness to work flexibly to meet client needs
Addleshaw Goddard is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and communities.

No agencies please.