Administration Assistant | Compliance & Risk

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Burness Paull is looking for an Administration Assistant to join the Client Engagement team, in either Edinburgh or Glasgow. This an exciting opportunity for a strong administrator to join a newly created team.

Key responsibilities are:

  • You will liaise with our fee earners and PAs to obtain letters of engagement signed by the partners;
  • You will be responsible for sending these to clients using Docusign and following our process to ensure that we received signed letters from the clients, which will then be saved to our systems;
  • You will be responsible for following our escalation process to ensure compliance with our requirements;
  • Where letters are required but have not been prepared, you will be responsible for managing our process to ensure that letters are produced and issued; and
  • Responsibility for ensuring that our internal records on letters of engagement are properly maintained and kept up to date.

Person specification:

  • Ability to help achieve compliance with our requirements in a helpful and proactive manner;
  • Ability to follow instructions and awareness of when to escalate issues as required;
  • Present a professional image and demonstrate excellent customer service skills dealing with internal and external clients; and
  • Since this is a new role within Burness Paull, a flexibility to work outwith initial job profile as the role develops.

If you’re an experienced administrator looking to join a truly individual top tier firm, apply now.

Burness Paull’s aim is to be the leading independent law firm in Scotland. Click here to find out more about who we are and what makes us different.

Respect and Inclusion -

At Burness Paull, respect and inclusion are fundamental to the way we operate.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a workplace where all our colleagues can reach their full potential.  If you want to know more click here. We are able to make reasonable adjustments to our application and selection process to make sure you are able to do your best. It can be difficult to talk about a disability or long term health condition but our Recruitment team are here to support you – please get in touch to discuss what we can do for you.

Our colleagues work flexibly in lots of different ways, please talk to us about the flexibility you’re looking for in your next role.

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24 June 2022
Administration Assistant