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Legal PA – 12 Month FTC

  • Neg.
  • Dublin 2
  • 12 Month FTC

Link Personnel have been instructed by our client, an International Law Firm, on a Legal PA 12 Month FTC.  This is a great opportunity to work with a highly regard Corporate and Commercial team.  The team act for a wide range of clients including public companies, private companies and international and domestic bodies across a broad range of industry sectors including: Hotels & Leisure; Real Estate; Retail and Consumer; Energy; Financial Services.   Call Orla on 01 8456312 for details

Excellent Salary in line with experience 

Benefits:  Pension, Healthcare, Hybrid working, 25 Day Annual Leave, Income Protection Discretionary Bonus, Wellbeing membership

The Role:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Comprehensive diary management including forward planning, proactive travel and meeting arrangements, identifying meeting clashes and resolving independently where appropriate.
  • Identifying and recommending 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.
  • Work closely with Business Development to support fee earners on organisation and attendance of events and conferences; CRM administration; production of and updating fee earner CV’s; using the Business Development hub and credentials database; assisting with bids, tenders and pilots.
  • Where your allocated fee earner is a Client Relationship Partner (CRP) for a Client Universe Client, assist the Business Development team with organising and attending core team and relationship meetings; organisation and attendance of events; assist with compiling regular client reports as required.
  • 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.
  • 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.

The Candidate: 

  • At least 2 years’ Legal PA experience (or equivalent) gained within a comparable environment and at an appropriate level.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with appropriate and effective use of grammar and punctuation.
  • Be a confident stakeholder manager, with evidenced experience of engaging with internal and external stakeholders of all levels.
  • Adopt a consultative and thorough approach to tasks.
  • Maintain efficient diary and task management across a range tasks, ensuring the accuracy and levels of service expected within a high performing team.
  • Have enthusiasm, resilience and ambition to find solutions to problems.
  • Remain calm and optimistic in time sensitive situations or under pressure.
  • Willingness to work flexibly to meet client needs.
  • High degree of competence in the use of Microsoft Office suite.

If this Legal PA vacancy sounds like you, call Orla on 01 8456312 for details

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