Legal PA – Contentious Litigation

Owen Reed are recruiting for a Legal PA to join a top London Law firm.  The Legal PA will work within the Contentious Litigation department.

The Legal PA will be proactive and responsible in managing their workload, acting with autonomy and using initiative. Working with a Partner and a team of fee earners ranging from Associate to Counsel within the International Arbitration & Projects, Engineering & Constructions Litigation Group.

Key Responsibilities
Take ownership of enquiries, resolving or escalating (or identifying alternative contacts) as appropriate.
Produce long, accurate complex house-style documents, manuscript amends, audio dictation and document comparisons.
Demonstrate strong organisational skills, regularly act on own initiative, highlighting issues and suggesting possible solutions.
Diary management – arranging meetings, conference calls, lunches etc.
Taking accurate and detailed telephone messages.
Accurate and regular maintenance of filing systems, e-filing, and archiving and retrieval of files from storage and opening new matter files.
Preparing and producing bills, keeping accurate records of expenses, disbursements and fees for client billing, liaising with Billing Department to monitor payment of fees and responding to internal and external requests for back up documentation and further information.
Organise travel (including flights, accommodation and restaurants) and providing the fee earners with detailed itineraries.
Ad hoc duties as and when required.

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