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Hours: 9.30am – 5.30pm
Department: Trust and Estate Disputes
Our Trust and Estate Disputes team in our Bedford Row office near Holborn in central London is seeking an energetic, motivated, professional Executive Assistant to work in our friendly and ambitious team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experience Executive Assistant to be involved in the growth of the team.
The work is interesting and varied and includes but is not limited to:
Proactively supporting the team in providing exceptional service and experience to all clients, prospective clients and third parties.
Responsible for the administrative processes for the team and the compliance with firm-wide policies and processes.
Proactive diary management for the team.
Act as liaison between the team and the business support groups across the firm.
Ensure fee earner compliance with all relevant risk management requirements on file opening and closing, including records of conflict checking, anti-money laundering checks, client care letters/terms and conditions and large value retainers.
Responsible for the preparation of bundles for use in Court proceedings and liaising when necessary with the Court and Counsel.
Technical skills and expertise
Previous experience of working in a litigation department.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Outlook (advanced), Microsoft Word (advanced), Microsoft Excel (intermediate) and PowerPoint (basic).
Basic knowledge of adding and editing client and contact details in the Firm’s Client Relationship Management system (CRM) and dealing with CRM queries within the team.
Great attention to detail with the ability to proof read and check outgoing communications when required.
Strong organisational and time management skills, whilst working to deadlines with limited supervision
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, able to develop good working relationships with clients and third parties.
Strong literacy and numeracy skills
Your career development
The Executive Assistants are part of a cohort across the firm which enables networking and sharing of knowledge and expertise. A bespoke training programme will is provided to support you with your development.
Salary and benefits
We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits.
We welcome direct applications. If you would like any further information about the firm please contact a member of the HR team.
We have a diverse workforce and aim to attract high calibre applicants that reflect the demography of our geographical location and client base. Individuals will be employed solely on merit and the requirement of the position. No applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, race, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender Identity or religion. Reasonable adjustments will be made to eliminate or reduce disadvantage.