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Administration Assistant to Company Secretarial Team (Fixed Term Contract) - Edinburgh

Corporate - Company Secretarial
Ref: 228 Date Posted: Friday 31 May 2019
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Burness Paull is one of Scotland’s premier law firms with offices across Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, serving clients in Scotland, the UK and globally.  We have over 500 people and have worked on deals in more than 60 jurisdictions. We have one goal - to be the Best Scottish Law Firm in the World.

We are looking to recruit an Administration Assistant to join the Company Secretarial team in our Edinburgh office.  This is a minimum 1 year fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Liaising with the Compliance Officer to have new clients established on behalf of the Head of Company Secretarial Services

  • Maintain statutory display of company and partnership names with their address at our locations

  • Deal with records maintenance including updating of client contact information and other relevant changes, liaising with appropriate teams within the firm as required

  • On a daily basis attend to the sorting of mail for clients to which we provide registered office services

  • Ensure information is recorded to allow accurate redirection of mail

  • Gathering data for client verification purposes

Technical and Personal Skills:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) to a high standard (minimum intermediate Excel skills required)
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet demands of time critical tasks

  • Ability to build and maintain good relationships with colleagues at all levels across the Firm

This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic team in a successful, growing firm.

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  • Legal Business Awards 2014 National/Regional Firm of the Year

  • Legal 500 UK Awards 2013 ‘Scottish Firm of the Year'

  • ‘Legal Advisor of the Year‘ 2013

  • UK 200 Listed Firm 2013