Legal PA, Property & Infrastructure (Fixed Term Contract) - Aberdeen

Ref: 265 Date Posted: Thursday 05 Dec 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 Property & Infrastructure department in our Aberdeen office. This is a minimum 1 year fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

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

  • Answer all telephone calls in a speedy and professional manner, giving and providing appropriate messages

  • 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

  • Fast and accurate copy and audio typing skills

  • Self starter with ability to prioritise, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities

  • Flexibility to work outwith job profile to provide additional support as required

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