Personal Assistant - Litigation

We are looking for an experienced PA to join our expanding and unrivalled Belfast restructuring and insolvency / financial services litigation team.

The role

The role of a PA in A&L Goodbody provides an opportunity for involvement in multi-jurisdictional matters/projects working with an international client base. Our PA's provide essential administration support to Partners/Fee Earners working as part of a wider support team to provide seamless delivery to our clients and to contribute to the success of the Firm.

Our unrivalled team has acted as lead advisor on the most high profile, high value and challenging restructurings over the course of the last ten years and so an exceptional PA is required who can meet the demands of a busy and challenging role.

A&L Goodbody offers you the opportunity to advance your career and develop your expertise. We provide a supportive environment which encourages our people to achieve their ambitions.

Role and Responsibilities
  • Providing efficient administrative support service to Fee Earners, including the preparation of high quality proposals and presentations
  • Fast accurate document production on litigation matters: preparation of a high volume of court files, trial bundles with tight timescales
  • Working on large scale transactions and co-ordinating the inputs of multiple stakeholders
  • Extensive diary management, using Microsoft Outlook, booking travel
  • Updating our document management system and providing accurate and timely assistance with soft & hard copy filing
  • Assisting with other ad-hoc administrative and project requirements
  • Proactive co-ordination of marketing, CRM & BD activities
Experience & Skills
  • 4+ years experience of working as a Legal PA in a professional services/partnership environment
  • Current working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Experience of using digital dictation systems such as Bighand
  • Experience of using time recording and invoicing systems such as Expert
  • Experience of matter inception and working with document management systems such as Filesite
  • Proactive, professional can do attitude with exceptional attention to detail and pride in work