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Practice Assistant - Dispute

  • Location

    London

  • Job Function:

    Legal

  • Sector:

    Administration

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Hayley Murfitt

  • Contact email:

    hayley.murfitt@ea-first.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH2211_1719918541

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    19 July 2024

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Hayley Murfitt

Are you an organised and methodical Practice Assistant looking for a new role in an established, successful international law firm?

You'll be working in the Commercial Litigation team, which is one of largest dispute teams in London with over 300 litigators. This team work to resolve commercial disputes quickly and cost-effectively.

In this busy and varied role, you'll work with specified Partners or Senior Fee Earners to provide proactive, timely and high quality administrative support. You'll manage a busy workload and take responsibility for tasks through to completion.

Duties will be broad and include:

  • Acting as first point of contact for fee-earners including fielding calls, emails, correspondence and meeting requests
  • Full proactive and advanced calendar management
  • Ensuring fee-earners are fully prepared for client meetings
  • Work closely with internal teams to plan and deliver client care including meetings, events and mailings
  • Use of the billing system to prepare and issue timely and accurate bills to clients
  • Support fee-earners with the client lifecycle, following procedures and chasing fee-earners and clients for any missing information
  • Organising events
  • Researching company and client information
  • Preparing, amending and proof-reading documents

Ideally, you'll have experience in an administrative role and be used to supporting a team within professional services environment (ideally legal) along with the following:

  • Excellent time management and attention to detail
  • A flexible approach to work
  • Strong team player
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • High levels of discretion

Location:

Holborn

Hours:

Monday-Friday - Full time

Salary:

Very competitive salary on offer along with an excellent benefits package

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.