Legal PA

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: 9 days

Meraki Talent is currently recruiting for an experienced Legal PA, to join a well-established Law Firm with stunning offices in Edinburgh City Centre. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate who has proven Legal PA experience and is keen to join an established team. Offering support to the Partners within this busy team, the ideal candidate will enjoy undertaking a varied workload and be comfortable working in a large corporate environment.

Flexibility required as you will be required on occasion to undertake extra hours

Responsibilities of the Legal PA:

  • Extensive diary & inbox management
  • Coordinating and preparing management information on behalf of the partners and set clients
  • Production of reports, correspondence, spreadsheets, documents and presentations
  • Organising meetings, preparing agendas and minutes
  • Booking team members onto external training courses and organising travel
  • Support the team with Marketing & Business Development projects including maintaining BD trackers, preparing information and reporting on new business deals
  • Support the Partner in the opening of client files
  • Drafting fee notes and coordinating expense claim forms
  • Provide support with departmental billing and reconciliations
  • Expense management
  • Attend meetings and take minutes/notes
  • Managing the team holiday and absence tracker
  • Provide support

Background of the Legal PA:

  • Previous Legal Secretarial/PA experience – essential
  • Extensive diary management experience – essential
  • Fast accurate typing speeds of 60wpm+
  • Expert user of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Expert in track changes and mail merges
  • Experience using Workshare Compare, Elite and DMS
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work to tight deadlines
  • Accustomed to working within a highly pressurised environment

Due to the high number of applications received for this role we are sadly unable to get back to every candidate. If you do not hear from us within 7 days please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Is this job for you? Cheryl wants: Legal PA, Executive Assistant, Diary Management, 60wpm, MS Office Suite, Mail Merge, Track Changes

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Job Type: Full-time

Meraki Talent values diversity in our own workforce and we actively support our clients to build diverse and inclusive workplaces. For all our roles, both internal and those on behalf of our clients, we welcome enquiries from everyone

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Associate Consultant

Cheryl Gardner


Cheryl is based in our Edinburgh office and works within our Business Support team. Cheryl predominantly focuses on fulfilling on legal roles both in-house and for legal services firms.