Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Reference:BCR/JH/11072_1712854513
Location:Birmingham, West Midlands
Sector:
Type:Permanent

Senior Legal Executive Assistant

£27,000 – £31,000

BCR/JH/11072

Birmingham

Bell Cornwall Recruitment is privileged to partner with a highly prestigious client in the legal sector, seeking an exceptional Executive Assistant to join their Corporate & Commercial team in Birmingham. This permanent, full-time role is nestled within the Executive Support Services (ESS) team, crucial for delivering high-quality support across the business. The successful candidate will report to the Executive Support Manager or Team Leader and play a pivotal role in supporting lawyers by managing administrative tasks, thereby ensuring the smooth operation of the firm’s Corporate and Commercial National Service Line.

Key Responsibilities

  • Executive Support: Provide comprehensive support to 7 fee earners, including but not limited to diary management, arranging travel and events, managing email inboxes, and ensuring all compliance and money laundering requirements are up to date.
  • Client Interaction: Maintain strong client relationships by anticipating needs, resolving problems, and improving client experiences and processes. Ensure all client communications are handled professionally.
  • Leadership and Development: Act as a champion for new initiatives and firm policies. Engage in personal development by enhancing skills and knowledge relevant to the team and wider business. Mentor and coach others, demonstrating high levels of experience and involvement.
  • Business Management: Effectively manage lawyers’ diaries and inboxes, coordinate events and travel arrangements, and oversee file administration. Ensure compliance with the firm’s policies and procedures.
  • Technical Excellence: Demonstrate outstanding knowledge of Microsoft Office and other relevant software. Manage expenses, memberships, and technical aspects of client management systems such as InterAction.
  • Innovation: Contribute to the firm’s commitment to innovation by suggesting new and better ways of working, thereby enhancing efficiency and client service.

Key Criteria

  • Experience: Proven background in a similar PA or secretarial role, ideally within a legal or professional services environment. Experience supporting multiple individuals and managing a variety of administrative tasks is essential.
  • Skills: Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook and Word), excellent planning and organisational skills, and the ability to communicate clearly at all levels. A team player who is flexible, can work additional hours as needed, and remains calm under pressure.
  • Attributes: Outstanding client service mindset, excellent attention to detail, self-confidence in selling ideas, and the ability to work independently while maintaining good working relationships at all levels.

Are you ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role within a firm that is committed to innovation, diversity, and flexibility? If you possess the blend of experience, skill, and the dedication to excellence we are looking for, apply now to become an integral part of our client’s team.

This is your opportunity to thrive in a supportive environment that values your contributions and helps you grow. Join us and be part of a forward-thinking firm where your career is nurtured, and your professional goals are achieved.

If you believe you have what it takes, we’d love to hear from you. Your path to a fulfilling career in the prestigious legal sector starts here.

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(For the purposes of recruiting for this vacancy Bell Cornwall Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency. Bell Cornwall Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all age groups)

PA/Executive Assistants, Secretarial, Reception, Administration, Marketing, IT, HR, Law, Finance, Customer Services, Sales

Job Information

Job Reference: BCR/JH/11072_1712854513
Salary:
Salary From: £27000
Salary To: £31000
Job Industries: PA Jobs
Job Locations: Birmingham, West Midlands
Job Types: Permanent

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BCR aim to get back to all applicants within 24 hours however if you have not received a response within this period then please feel free to contact us on 0121 5155910 at your earliest convenience.

BELL CORNWALL RECRUITMENT

(For the purposes of recruiting for this vacancy Bell Cornwall Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency. Bell Cornwall Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all age groups)

PA/Executive Assistants, Secretarial, Reception, Administration, Marketing, IT, HR, Law, Finance, Customer Services, Sales