Legal Assistant

  • Level 3 (Advanced)
  • London

Portland Communications

Portland Communication’s are now seeking an exceptional Legal Assistant to be part of a fast-growing business with ambitious goals. This is a comprehensive generalist Legal administrative role, which will see the successful candidate join a fun, ambitious and high performing Legal team of 3.

A typical day

  • The role will be to provide administrative support to the Legal team
  • Assisting in organising and maintaining an active and expanding client directory
  • Updating and maintaining an accurate contract database
  • Assisting with the swift onboarding of new clients/projects: by liaising with teammates across the business and clients externally
  • Liaising with client-facing and legal teams to ensure the swift signature of contracts
  • The execution of signed contracts between clients and Portland using DocuSign, Ariba and other eSign portals as required
  • Setting up NDAs (Non-disclosure Agreements) and client contracts from templates where required
  • The oversight, coordination and completion of data input into RFP requests (request for proposal requests)
  • Monitoring the Legal inbox and making sure queries are dealt with in a timely manner
  • Supporting the Commercial team in all areas as requested

You must have

  • Five GCSE grades C – A* (4-9) or equivalent, including English and Maths

Skills needed

Communication
Organisation
Teamwork
  • Strong administrative skills with ability to multi-task and maintain attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to improve and implementing processes and procedures
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as individually

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