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Legal PA – Corporate


  • to €52K
  • Dublin 4
  • Permanent

Link Personnel have been instructed on a Legal PA vacancy with our Client, an International Law Firm in Dublin 4.  The role will support the continued growth of the Dublin Corporate and Commercial group and will provide high quality, proactive and experienced support to a team of partners and fee earners.  The Corporate and Commercial team comprises a highly regarded and dedicated group of transactional and commercial lawyers with diverse skill sets. The working environment is challenging, fast paced and dynamic. The growing team comprises 10 partners, 9 lawyers and 2 company secretaries practising in all areas of corporate and commercial law including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and refinancing, joint venture arrangements, private equity and venture capital investments and corporate governance.  Call Orla on 01 8456312 for details

Salary:  to €52K

Benefits :  Pension, Healthcare, Hybrid working, Death in Service, 25 days Annual Leave

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 Firm wide 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 3 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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