Legal Assistant

Administrative, Office & Clerical

Contract to Perm
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Why You Want To Work Here:

We’re an international law firm specializing in international arbitration. We’re rapidly growing and excited to welcome a new support member to our team. If you have a positive attitude and flexibility to assist with supporting other aspects of the office’s day-to-day running and operations, this is the job for you!

Responsibilities of the Legal Assistant:

  • Provide senior support to Partners and Associates with the preparation of client work and other non-billable activities
  • Assist with time entry and expense reconciliation and management
  • Prepare client bills, budgets and process final invoices (working in conjunction with the firm’s finance team)
  • Work with the Risk & Compliance team to conduct conflict of interest searches for new business intake and new matter openings
  • Draft grammatically correct correspondence (letters, memos, reports, emails, faxes etc. including from dictation and markups). Proofread and edit correspondence to correct grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Create, organize and maintain hard copy and electronic files (experience of using iManage preferred) and assist with archiving
  • Help with the preparation of pitches and other marketing/business development materials
  • Answer, screen, and make telephone calls in a professional manner. Take accurate messages and relay to the intended recipients. Retrieve, date stamp and distribute firm mail
  • Help with various ad hoc projects from time-to-time 

Requirements of the Legal Assistant:

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working in an equivalent senior level role in a professional services environment
  • Experience gained working in an international law firm, particularly with exposure to arbitration/litigation teams, would be beneficial
  • Service focused and able to deliver first class support to partners, clients and visitors alike
  • Self-starter with high levels of energy and drive. Able to work under minimal supervision when required and provide proactive support to fee-earners
  • Flexibility to support colleagues on other office related tasks when required 
  • Strong technical proficiency in the use of the firm’s software programs including excellent Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook skills, and office equipment (such as printers, scanners and photocopiers)
  • Billing experience strongly preferable (specific familiarity with Aderant would be an advantage)

Legal Assistant
$50-60k + Benefits
Washington, DC
Starting ASAP
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