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We are recruiting an experienced Personal Assistant (PA) to provide secretarial support to a friendly team of lawyers.

You will be part of the Regulatory department and PA Hub meaning you will have the opportunity to collaborate with likeminded individuals. Joining a supportive and friendly team that values collaboration, you will have the opportunity to identify efficiencies and share best practices within the wider PA Hub.

You can find out more about the Regulatory team and the type of work they do here.

This role will suit a highly organised and proactive individual who is experienced in reading between the lines of a task and providing that extra layer of support.

You will already be living and breathing a secretarial or PA role so you’ll already have a good idea of what this opportunity will entail.  You will report into the PA manager who will guide and support you to succeed in your role and beyond.

What you’ll be doing as a PA:

  • Diary management of fee earners’ diaries, coordinating schedules and arranging meetings.
  • Planning and making travel arrangements, ensuring the relevant parties have the correct information needed for the booking.
  • File management including the opening, closing and archiving files.
  • Assisting with onboarding clients including preparing matter letters and ensuring AML and KYC requirements are met.
  • Managing the teams billing process into the task list.
  • Handling incoming enquiries via phone and email.
  • Typing and general word processing, including audio and copy typing.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience of working within a similar secretarial position with good working knowledge of secretarial and office procedures.
  • Legal secretarial experience would be an advantage.
  • PC literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work confidentially and on highly confidential matters; respecting and maintaining the confidentiality of all information relating to Walker Morris and clients’ matters.
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.

Why join Walker Morris:

When you’re looking for a job, we know it’s about more than just the role. That’s why we provide the support you need to develop and grow your career. We’ve hybrid and flexible working, so you can make work and life work together for you. Walker Morris is a top 100 commercial law firm where you don’t have to fit a mould, so you can bring your full self to work and our commitment to a meaningful work life balance means you can take your full-self home again too!

What we offer:

  • Hybrid working – split your time between home and our office, with 40-60% of your time in the office and the rest from home.
  • Annual Leave – minimum of 25 days per year, increasing to 31 days with length of service. Also – buy/sell holidays up to 5 days per year.
  • Bonus Scheme – our annual bonus scheme recognises outstanding contributions to the firm and our ambitions. All colleagues are eligible subject to meeting the criteria of the scheme.
  • Pension – saving for retirement? Let us do the hard work for you. We auto-enrol all eligible colleagues into a workplace pension and we contribute a minimum of 5% of annual salary.
  • Life Assurance – 4x your annual salary in the event of a death in service.

 

At Walker Morris we are working to be an inclusive employer, and we encourage people from all backgrounds, ways of thinking and working to apply. We particularly welcome applications from Disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic as well as LGBTQ+ and non-binary candidates. Each individual brings their own unique capabilities, experiences and characteristics to their work, so you don’t have to meet all the requirements listed to apply for this role.

Interested to find out more?

Please feel free to contact
Joely Cook on

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Interested to find out more?

Please feel free to contact
Joely Cook on

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