Executive Assistant - Private Client

Manchester – £22,500 - £25,000

A leading International Law firm are looking for an Executive Assistant to join there Private Client team and they will work alongside the Document Production Specialists and Administration Assistants. You will be providing support to 2 Partners, 1 Principal Associate, 1 Senior Associates, 1 Associate and 1 Probate Manger. for their offices based in Manchester on a 6 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

The successful candidate will have 3 years + experience working as a Executive Assistant/Legal Secretary and is confident in carrying out a mixture of duties.

This is a busy and challenging role and to be successful your background will probably include:

oExperience in a similar role, such as a PA or Secretary and ideally within a similar environment
oExperience of providing support to multiple people i.e. diary management, arranging travel/events
oExcellent knowledge of Microsoft Office systems; Outlook and Word

Key Skills required:

Diary Management
Excellent communication skills
Strong experience dealing with clients
Strong organisation skills
Ability to work to deadlines

This is an excellent opportunity to join an International Law firm who have been ranked one of the 100 best companies to work for and are offering an excellent salary upto £25k

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Ryan McNamara

Senior Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360


Ryan joined Douglas Scott in 2018 having previously worked as a Sales Operations Manager. He specialises in Private Practice recruitment in the North West and recruits from Legal Assistant level up to Partnership level, and works with a range of small regional practices, boutique firms and larger national and international practices. Ryan works with well-established departments as well as with firms which are keen to diversify into new areas of law.

"Ryan was obviously very knowledgeable about the role I was looking for and secured an interview within 24 hours. He was helpful and keen I felt I was in good hands."

Solicitor | Wigan

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Wills & Probate Law
  • Type: Business Support
  • Salary: £22,500 - £25,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Manchester
  • Reference: 37802765

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