Legal PA - Litigation

PAL
£22000 - £24500
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Job Description

Kirkland Associates are recruiting an experienced Legal PA on behalf of a wonderful client based in Birmingham City centre. The role is working for a small, friendly, experienced firm with a brilliant reputation, who pride themselves on their 'straight forward, personal approach'.
 

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR LEGAL ASSISTANT/LITIGATION PA IN THE COMMERCIAL LITIGATION/EMPLOYMENT TEAM

 

  • Working for two directors, a senior associate and a consultant
  • Experience in litigation is desirable
  • Well-presented and articulate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Happy to work as part of a team or under own initiative
  • Answering telephone calls in a professional manner and dealing with enquiries from clients via email, fax and letter
  • Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure
  • Production of letters (including engagement letters) and legal documents e.g. witness statements, court applications etc.
  • Liaising with Counsel, experts and court staff
  • Maintaining document storage system
  • File opening and requisite checks on clients
  • Working from digital dictation/audio typing
  • Using a diary management system, making appointments and occasionally meeting and greeting clients
  • Copying, scanning and faxing, including preparation of large files
  • E-filing and other general administration work
  • Hours of work:  9.00-5.30pm, Monday to Friday
  • Experience with SoS management system an advantage but not necessarily essential
  • Salary:  circa £24.5k, depending on experience

 

This is quite a demanding role and an outgoing, positive and helpful personality would be ideally suited to this position.  A sense of humour is essential...!