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Law Graduate - Office Team Assistant, 6 month contract

Reference: DE1111EG
Job type: Permanent
Location: UK - London
Practice areas:
Edwards Gibson is a legal recruiter located in the heart of the City. We are seeking a team/office assistant with an interest in the business of City law to undertake a mixed role consisting of office administration/PA, research and the marketing of bespoke projects around the business of law, for a period of at least 6 months.

Working with our experienced consultants, you will undertake individual projects (such as assisting with professional supplier list responses, ad pitches and legal salary surveys), undertake research into law firms and company legal departments and the legal market in general for use in our comprehensive and regular market updates, compile statistics and oversee the production of content onto our website or external legal electronic or print media.

In addition you will assist with the input of CVs and undertake other office administration matters, which will include: scheduling meetings; drafting business documents, interfacing between our IT systems/database and consultants; and being a point of contact with external service providers.

We are looking for a self-starter with a bright personality, tact and the ability to work hard, a 2:1 degree and who will be willing to commit for a minimum of 6 months. You are promised an upbeat, fun and energised office environment with the support of an excellent team of predominantly ex-lawyers. You will be working alongside another team assistant.

Over the last few years this support post has been filled by Law graduates and GDL or LPC finishers taking a break to gain more commercial and office experience before commencing training contracts. We have benefited from their commitment and ideas and they have benefited from a helpful introduction to the business of law and the wider legal sector before setting off on training contracts or other roles in law.

Annual Salary: £23,000 pro rata

Hours: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 6pm

Application process:

In the first instance please send your CV with a brief covering letter as to why you would be suitable for the role, addressed to Deborah Eliad (support@edwardsgibson.com).

If applying through LinkedIn then please still attach a CV and covering letter.

As part of our process of shortlisting for interview you may be invited for a short phone conversation.

Edwards Gibson - Specialising in Legal
Recruitment for Qualified Lawyers in London

PQE levels are intended as a guide to the level of legal experience required to undertake the advertised role. We welcome applications from qualified lawyers of any level who can demonstrate the necessary legal experience.

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