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Legal PA – 9 month FTC

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  • Prestigious, international law firm in Manchester
  • Hybrid working – flexibility to work from home 2 days a week
  • Gain broad experience with comprehensive PA duties
  • Nine-month FTC

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal PA to join a highly-respected, international law firm in Manchester. This globally distinguished law firm, with almost 250 years of history and success, consistently attains impressive results across numerous legal practice areas and values the contributions of a diverse, innovative, and collaborative workforce.

In exchange for your commitment and expertise, you’ll receive a competitive salary package, alongside the flexibility of hybrid working – spend at least two days a week working from the comfort of your home.

In this role, you’ll provide high-quality, proactive, and experienced PA support to a diverse team including partners, fee earners, and senior members. Your role will extend beyond traditional PA duties to assist in matter management, provide critical support in client billing and reports, and proactively manage diaries, event logistics, and travel arrangements. It’s a demanding but fulfilling role that promises breadth in experience and full engagement with the business.

You will be an excellent communicator, have at least three years’ similar experience, and a proven record of delivering exceptional client service. An efficient multi-tasker with meticulous attention to detail, you possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. A high degree of proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite is required, alongside a commitment to exceeding expectations and goals.

In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary along with a substantial benefits package including life insurance, income protection, and a group personal pension plan.

The law firm you’ll be joining is recognised globally for its excellent client services and innovative approach. They maintain a supportive and inclusive workspace and value the individual contributions and diverse perspectives of their employees. They’re committed to employee growth, fostering an environment of collaboration and improvement.

If you’re an experienced Legal PA looking for your next challenge, this could be the ideal role for you. You’ll be stepping into a fulfilling and diverse role, gain comprehensive professional experience, and become part of a globally respected law firm.

How to apply for this Legal PA 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 - £31,000


  • Greater Manchester

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Contract

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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