Executive Assistant - Leading International Law Firm

Recruiter
JM Legal Ltd
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Expires
28 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Freelance
Executive Assistant - Leading International Law Firm

The pinnacle of any PA's career. A leading international law practice, with offices across the world and a truly global presence, is currently seeking a "world-class" Executive Assistant to join them on a permanent basis. This successful EA will be providing 1:1 support to a very senior individual within the firm, whilst also providing occasional support to other members of the board on a day-to-day basis. This role required someone who is polished, eloquent and immaculately presented - that prides themselves on being a career EA and providing Executive support at the highest level.

Executive Assistant - Leading International Law Firm

This role is highly confidential in nature due to the seniority of this position, but a brief insight into what the successful Executive Assistant can expect in this position is as follows:

- Full management of the allocated Partner;s day including comprehensive prioritisation, identification of potential issues, providing solutions and maintaining full control of the allocated Partner's diary and inbox.

- Extensive client contact and acting as a gatekeeper to both internal and external clients, taking full responsibility for any issues, assessing the clients needs and directing action from the allocated Partner where necessary.

- Full management of schedules and itineraries including the arranging of both complex national and international travel. The anticipation of additional requirements and contingency planning in order to ensure the smooth running of all journeys taken by the allocated Partner - the successful EA may be required to accompany the Partner on some of these trips.

- The drafting of client correspondence on behalf of the allocated Partner, the proofing of reports, presentations and complex documents in order to ensure a high level of attention to detail is shown consistently on all fronts.

Executive Assistant - Leading International Law Firm

Interpersonal and Professional skills & attributes:

- Experience as an EA gained within the private sector (Legal, Accountancy etc)
- Excellent communication skills, with an ability to communicate effectively at all levels
- Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail;
- Natural ability to build strong rapport with both clients and staff members at all levels;
- An altruistic attitude to tasks, accompanied with a calm demeanour and measured delivery
- The ability to work proactively when identifying and finding solutions to problems
- A desire to continue to develop their existing skill set and broaden existing experience
- Degree educated - (Desirable not essential)

Executive Assistant - Leading International Law Firm

The successful Executive Assistant will be joining a true giant of the legal world. This firm have consistently proved themselves to be a leader in the deliverance of world-class service to esteemed clients from around the world, but also mirror this attitude when it comes to their employees.

This firm have one of the best benefits packages in the legal arena and have won numerous awards over the last decade for the quality of working life they provide for their employees - a full benefits package is available for disclosure upon registration with JM Legal.

*PLEASE NOTE*

This is the criteria as set by my client, as you can see this is not an exhaustive list and therefore only applications that meet every point of this will be considered for this Legal Secretary / Legal PA position.

JM Legal are one of London's most prominent legal recruitment specialists due to their unparalleled service standards to both clients and candidates for almost 25 years. Our experienced consultants combine exceptional levels of customer service with detailed market knowledge and a client base that encompasses the vast majority of law practices in London and the Home Counties.