Job Description

Loading...

Legal PA - Law Plus More

Purpose of the Role

To provide high quality, proactive and experienced PA support to a diverse team of partners, fee earners and senior members of the Law, Plus More Group.

The Team

Law, Plus More is a fundamental part of our service delivery and is our way of showcasing our joined-up, collaborative approach that delivers imagination and impact to client projects and relationships by combining lawyers, technology experts, paralegals, strategy consultants, resourcing experts and process managers.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding team working alongside two other PAs to provide extensive support to the senior members of Transactional Services, Innovation & Legal Technology and AG Integrate.

What To Expect In This Role

  • You will work collaboratively with all Finance teams to proactively support fee earners' financial performance including client billing and reports, management of matter balances and working capital
  • Undertake all matter management processes, applying correct rates at opening, prompt preparation of engagement letters, matter specifications and liaising with the Business Acceptance Unit as required
  • Complete conflict check and Client Due Diligence processes, accurately completing the end to end Client Matter Inception (CMI) process whilst adhering to Firmwide best practice protocols
  • Ensure all file management processes are undertaken correctly by identifying matters for closure, bills are paid, clearing client balance, WIP and archiving completed files
  • Provide comprehensive diary management including forward planning, proactive travel and meeting arrangements, identifying meeting clashes and resolving independently where appropriate
  • Events management support for inductions, training seminars and assessment centres
  • Provide administration support for the central paralegal team
  • Identify and recommend cost efficient options for complex travel arrangements
  • Ensure all meeting requirements are identified and actioned, including proactive preparation of meeting packs, itineraries, room and hospitality resource
  • Utilise the Cube on all administrative tasks, taking ownership to ensure tasks are completed and delivered to fee earners in a timely and accurate way
  • Delegate appropriate tasks to Document Production including pitch and tender documents, conversion and amendment of legal documents and transcripts
  • Demonstrate technical competency in order to support fee earners, identify and address knowledge gaps to fulfil all elements of the role
  • Adhere 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
  • You are expected to successfully complete all compulsory firm training on time and return all complaints and claims questionnaires

Your Areas of Knowledge and Expertise

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, 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
  • High degree of competence in the use of Microsoft Office suite
  • Proven experience of exceptional client service
  • Detail focussed and experience of working in a fast paced office environment
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a team, as well as being able to work independently
  • Commitment to exceeding expectations and goals

Our Firm

Addleshaw Goddard is a place where you are valued, encouraged, and challenged to fulfil your potential in a supportive and collegiate environment.  Our culture of improvement, growth and collaboration delivers results, drives innovation, and rewards ambition.

We not only provide technical excellence and experience but, crucially, demonstrate real insight into our clients and what really matters to them and as such we are natural choice for FTSE100 clients and their equivalents in other markets.

Our success has been built by people from the widest range of backgrounds, locations, and perspectives. We have a number of employee networks that provide space to discuss the differences that make us who we are and celebrate this at AG.

 

OUR APPROACH: IMAGINE THE BEST YOU CAN BE

Everything we've accomplished can be traced back to our people and the way we work. Our reputation is something we are proud of, and constantly invest in. 

Here, you'll do high calibre work, with high-character colleagues who care for one another and our clients.

Are you up for the challenge


 
Loading...
Close map
Location
Manchester
One St Peter's Square, Manchester, United Kingdom, M2 3DE
Loading...

Meet the recruiter

Heather Dalton

Email Heather Dalton: heather.dalton@addleshawgoddard.com

Speak with Heather Dalton: +44 113 209 2212

View Heather Dalton's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/heather-dalton-a02691110/

  • Salary:
    Competitive
  • Location:
    Manchester
  • Vacancy Type:
    Secretarial Services
  • Business Area:
    Secretarial Services
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent
  • Full time/Part time:
    Full Time
Loading...
Benefits
Wealth & Protection
Lifestyle
Health & Wellbeing
Need Help & Assistance?
Download UK Benefits
Vacancy Alerts
Create an alert subscription based on this vacancy
Share this page
Share with linkedin
Share with facebook
Share with twitter
Share with email
Loading