Practice Assistant

The purpose of this role is to provide high quality secretarial support services to lawyers.

Practice Assistants are required to work closely with other departments in the firm to provide seamless support to their allocations and within practice group PA pools.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Diary management including arranging and coordinating meetings
  • Inbox management including email filing
  • Client correspondence
  • Managing client contact information
  • Conflict checks, opening New Matters and Compliance processes
  • Processing expenses through Chrome River
  • Recording Business Development activity through Dynamics
  • Arranging travel - international, domestic, and local
  • Event and hospitality coordination
  • Catering arrangements for meetings
  • Supporting associates within a pooled structure
  • Answering phones and taking messages
  • Working closely with other Operational teams

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good systems and technical knowledge specifically with Microsoft Office suite
  • High levels of client service
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and manage own workflow
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver on tight deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of team
  • Flexibility and adaptability 

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience
  • Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, including Math’s and English

If you are interested in applying, please submit a CV and short cover letter to the London Human Resources Team,