Legal PA, Corporate - Edinburgh

Ref: 258 Date Posted: Tuesday 08 Oct 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 a Legal PA for the Corporate department in our Edinburgh office.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Show proactivity and initiative at all times to ensure fee earners are supported in all aspects of their daily work

  • Effective and proactive liaison with fee earners to establish priorities and service requirements

  • Full management of fee earner diaries

  • Draft emails, forms and small letters for fee earners

  • Type from dictation or amend marked up short letters and documents (less than three pages as a guide)

  • Manage data room sites and client extranets

Person specification:

  • Ability to work on own initiative and in a proactive manner

  • Seeks out opportunities to provide a more efficient and proactive service to fee earners

  • Excellent communication skills to deal effectively with personnel at all levels and build good working relationships

  • Advanced knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, LawSoft and InterAction

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