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Job Title Personal Assistant Clinical Negligence
Location Birmingham, Bristol or Leeds
Description

Dedicated to a specific legal department, you will support your colleagues on a variety of activities which enable them to provide seamless legal services to our clients. The hours are 36.25 per week, working 7.25 hour shifts between the hours of 08:00 and 18:00 Monday to Friday, however we are open to considering requests to work more flexibly. This is a hybrid role.

Main Responsibilities

  • Be involved in all aspects of the management and execution of a Lawyer's day to day and play a key role in the care of our clients
  • Anticipate and manage all areas of diary management
  • Take internal and external telephone queries and respond appropriately
  • Monitor incoming post and emails and handle them appropriately
  • Arrange meetings, book conference rooms, organise refreshments and liaise with internal and external attendees
  • Assist with the billing and credit control process
  • Request cheques and bank transfers
  • Organise travel arrangements including booking transport, hotels etc
  • Arrange and carry out administrative support such as photocopying, printing, sending letters, organising couriers and data entry
  • Arrange general filing requirements and record keeping
  • Support marketing activities such as pitch and presentation preparation
  • Liaise with Business Development and Marketing colleagues on arrangements for events and producing marketing material

The Ideal Candidate

  • Previous experience in an administrative role is essential.Ideally, this would be within a professional services environment
  • Previous experience as a Personal Assistant is desirable
  • IT literate with a working knowledge of Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Able to work to deadlines and prioritise own workload effectively
  • Enthusiastic, pro-active and flexible.Willing to contribute and support others as part of a team
  • Confident verbal and written communication skills

About the Firm

We offer a substantial benefits package to all employees, which includes:

  • 25 days holiday (plus the option to buy up to an additional 5 days)
  • A generous pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance through Vitality (including "phone a GP service", discounted gym membership and 'Vitality' Partner discounts).
  • A biennial private health assessment through Nuffield Health and are included in the group life assurance scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (free telephone support and counselling service).
  • Cycle scheme (Save Tax & NI on a bike for cycling to work).

Bevan Brittan is a UK-Top 100 commercial law firm providing a comprehensive range of legal services from offices in Birmingham, Bristol Leeds and London.

The firm advises businesses across construction, energy & resource management, higher education and financial services, complementing the firm's market leadership within housing, local government and health and social care.

We currently employ over 500 employees, including 85 Partners, and our award-winning teams provide construction, commercial, corporate, property, regulatory, employment and litigation (commercial and clinical negligence) legal advice and is one 'The Times Best Law Firms 2022'.

Bevan Brittan is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.

We are proud to be a Responsible Business