Legal PA

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  • Enjoy hybrid working – 2 days from home
  • Join an internationally recognised, award-winning law firm
  • Great opportunities for professional development and career progression

Our client, a Times Top 20 and European Financial Times Highly Commended law firm, is looking for a Legal PA to join their vibrant Manchester team.

In return for your dedication and hard work, this role offers an excellent salary package and the benefit of hybrid working. You’ll have bespoke support to develop your career, encompassing various areas of the firm, funded professional development qualifications and a structured career plan.

As a Legal PA, your role will be instrumental in supporting the fee earners and clients. Your duties will include diary and file management, handling client liaison, and coordinating marketing events, amongst other responsibilities. This role offers you the unique opportunity to join a firm with entrepreneurial drive with a culture that encourages individuality and collaboration.

The successful candidate will be an experienced administrator or Secretary/PA hailing from a legal or financial/banking environment. You should have strong communication skills, an ability to manage your workload efficiently, and demonstrable initiative. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook, along with competence in producing high quality legal documents is also key.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary and the opportunity to be part of a firm that values its employees’ individuality and encourages their professional growth. With this firm’s ‘access all areas’ philosophy and commitment to training and development, you’ll feel your talents being nurtured and appreciated.

Our client has a formidable reputationm promote equality and are actively improving staff diversity. If you’re seeking an opportunity to advance your career in a firm that encourages a ‘can do’ approach, where you’ll be given autonomy to solve problems and provide efficient support, this is the ideal role for you.

How to apply for this role

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’.

Alternatively, contact Jenny Vickerstaff at Realm Recruit to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest.

Jenny is a Senior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of Legal Support & Costs Professionals. Working with departments across the North West, she recruits for support positions of all kinds, from legal secretaries to business support specialists and costs lawyers. If you’re a legal support professional looking to make a move, Jenny can help you find the right role.

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Key details


£28,000 - £32,000


  • Greater Manchester

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

Practice area

Legal Support

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Jenny Vickerstaff

Consultant for this role

Specialist for Legal Support & Costs professionals across the North West.

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