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Legal Assistant - Spanish

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    HR & Executive Support

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £38000 - £43000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tracy Freeman

  • Contact email:

    Tracy@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH17290_1626716191

  • Published:

    4 months ago

An exciting opportunity is available for a fluent Spanish speaking Legal Assistant to join our client who are a global law firm. As Legal Assistant you will be the single point of contact for partners and the completion of their work and provide a high quality, comprehensive workflow management and organisational service to fee earners in the group and exceptional client service.

If you speak fluent Spanish, are customer/client service focused and have experience working in a legal environment then this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities

Client Relationship Management

  • Become an active part in the care of clients and be wholly familiar with contacts/clients and dealing with basic client queries as appropriate
  • Manage the production of documents and check returned work produced by the Document Production team/speech recognition for accuracy/formatting, before it is passed to the relevant lawyer
  • Manage Interaction and ensure new prospects, clients and contacts, activities and business development information are added
  • Responsible for keeping up to date with client specific protocols and processes, implementing, providing guidance and training to others where necessary and ongoing monitoring.

Administrative

  • Monitor and manage key dates for clients and ensure compliance procedures are up to date on all files and matters
  • Support fee earners in business development activities including the involvement in preparation of pitches and presentations, scheduling meetings e.g. tenders, directories, internal client
  • Work with business development managers on the maintenance of CRM to ensure key client contacts are in Interaction
  • Manage diaries, ensuring they are up-to date, anticipating requirements
  • First point of contact for the team, dealing with queries and acting on initiative to provide exceptional client service, promoting and developing ownership within the teams

Experience & Skills

  • Speak fluent Spanish
  • Advanced knowledge of document management/case management systems
  • An effective communicator with the ability to establish and build client relationships
  • Proven experience of managing high level client facing tasks and priorities, with a hands-on, practical approach
  • Confidential and discreet but able to redirect information when appropriate to ensure areas of concern are resolved effectively
  • An aptitude for providing top level organisational support, anticipating support needs, producing documents and client communications of the highest standard
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office

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