Birnberg Peirce & Partners
North London Legal Aid Solicitors Practice
Personal Assistant £26,000
An experienced legal Secretary for Criminal/Immigration fee earners. Minimum typing speed of 60wpm, must have audio typing experience. Duties include file management, client liaison and secretarial duties.
Person Specification for PA Role
Commitment to equal opportunities
Accurate audio and copy typing of legal and other documents. Using Word of Windows of at least 60 wpm
High standard of written English grammar and spelling
High level of interpersonal and communication skills. Including the ability to take clear telephone messages and to liaise patiently and effectively with clients whose first language is not English.
Ability to prioritise, manage and negotiate own workload effectively in consultation with fee-earners.
Ability to work effectively in a team with others in the department.
Ability to work effectively under pressure and react quickly and effectively under strict time constraints
Commitment to civil liberties and an interest in current affairs pertinent to the role
Previous experience of working in a legal environment
Previous experience of supporting solicitors / legal caseworkers with file management.
Previous experience working to tight deadlines
Please send C.V and covering letter to Claire Sibley
firstname.lastname@example.org or 14 Inverness Street, London NW1 7HJ
Closing date for applications: Friday 2nd October 2015
A long-established legal practice upholding civil rights and liberties.
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