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Legal PA - Corporate - FTC - Edinburgh

Corporate - Secretarial
Ref: 179 Date Posted: Wednesday 01 Aug 2018
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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. The Legal PA will provide the fee earners with the support they need to perform their role of providing legal services to client. The successful candidate will help fee earners maximise the amount of time they have to spend on fee earner and other essential non fee earner tasks and assist in the management and execution of the fee earners’ day to day workload.

Key responsibilities for the Legal PA 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

  • Review fee earner inboxes

  • Travel arrangements

  • Education and training

Skills and Expertise:

  • It is essential that you have previous Legal PA experience

  • 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

If you’re an experienced Legal PA looking to join a premier Scottish commercial law firm, apply now.

For a full job description, please contact Michelle Scott as per details below.



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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