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Law Graduate - Office Team Assistant, 6-month contract

Employer
Edwards Gibson
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
£29,500 pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
Reference
EG1054168

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Vacancy Type
Trainees & Graduate Positions
Experience Level
Trainee
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial, Corporate, Other
PQE
Trainee

Job Details

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 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: £29,500 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 Lamyaa Saif (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.

Company

www.EdwardsGibson.com

Based in the City of London, Edwards Gibson is a dedicated Legal Recruitment Consultancy specialising in private practice and in-house qualified lawyer moves. At Edwards Gibson we pride ourselves on the depth and clarity of information we provide and have an unrivalled knowledge of the markets in which we work. Whether you are looking for an early career opportunity or a strategic senior level move, our team of ex-lawyers and vastly experienced legal recruitment consultants are ideally placed to help you.

Our Private Practice team recruits qualified lawyers across all disciplines and practices into the leading UK, US and international law firms. With the market in a constant state of flux, our unrivalled understanding of the market allows us to identify a range of options best suited to your skills and experience.

Edwards Gibson takes instructions on a select number of in-house commercial legal positions in both Banking & Finance and Commerce & Industry. Our consultants have been responsible for placing lawyers at some of the largest and most prestigious institutions in the world, from entry level roles to Global Group General Counsel positions.

Informed Connections

We don’t just tell you what opportunities there are in the market - we arm you with all the information you’ll need about the evolution of a firm (or practice area) together with its future prospects and expectations, to enable you to make a truly informed choice about your next move. We speak to partners and key decision makers on a daily basis to gain a true insight and knowledge of their current needs and on-going strategies.

We offer some of the most comprehensive guidance around on salaries, as well as an unparalleled insight into past, current and future market trends - to help you decide when the best time may be to consider moving to another law firm.

At Edwards Gibson we recognise that every lawyer is an individual and that motivations for moving vary greatly from one person to the next. Whether it be lifestyle, money, prospects or just personal preference, our team gets right to the heart of the matter by asking the how, when, where and why questions.

Visit us at www.EdwardsGibson.com

Company info
Website
Telephone
020 7153 4903
Location
71-73 Carter Lane
London
London
EC4V 5EQ
GB

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