Description

The Role

We are looking for a Legal Administrator to join the highly regarded Pensions Department at Baker McKenzie LLP.

The successful applicant will be supporting the Pensions Department in London and must possess a strong client service focus enabling you to interact well with both external and internal clients at all levels.

Please note that this role is a Legal Administrator position and is not an entry route to complete a training contract or professional qualification with Baker McKenzie. The two recruitment processes are completely separate.

Duties will include:

  • Coordination of external client events
  • Know-How Maintenance
  • Basic marketing material creation
  • Assisting with matter openings
  • Call handling
  • Scanning (bills/expenses)
  • Document/letter (short) production
  • Ad hoc printing
  • Meeting organisation
  • Document production (in conjunction with our Document Production Unit)
  • Liaising with couriers
  • Ad hoc administration
           

Why join us?

Baker McKenzie is a truly global law firm. Founded in 1949, we advise many of the world’s most dynamic and successful business organisations through our 13,000 people in 77 offices across 47 countries. Yet big does not mean impersonal. We work hard to ensure that everyone knows their role and has the support they need to perform it to the highest standard. Our culture encourages this - how we work, think and behave in a collaborative and fulfilling way.

In London you will be part of an 800 person office, which is also our largest office globally. Originally opened in 1961, Baker McKenzie London is well established in the UK as a leading international law firm and is regularly involved in some of the country's most high-profile legal matters. We can offer you the work, pride and experience of being part of a leading law firm but in a local office environment that is hardworking, yet friendly and supportive.

The strength of the firm and our culture is evidenced by a number of recent awards, including:

  • Acritas’ Sharplegal Global Elite Brand Index, 2010- 2017 - ranked 1st/Brand Index: 100
  • The Sunday Times’ Best Companies to Work For 2011, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17: currently ranked 66th
  • The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers 2017: currently ranked 58th
  • Stonewall Workplace Equality Index 2012 - 2018: currently ranked 6th
  • Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards 2016: Five awards: Most Innovative International Firm for Women, Best International Firm for pro bono work, Best in tax, Best in Employment and Overall Outstanding Female Practitioner Award
        

To Apply

At Baker McKenzie we welcome direct applications.

Please click on the Apply icon to start the online application process for this role. We will then be in touch with you once we have reviewed your application. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the Recruitment Team on either 020 7919 1000 or via email.

For more information about this position or to discuss any adjustments you may require during the process please contact in confidence, Aylin Berenti (Recruitment Officer) on 020 7919 1928 or via email.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

Please note Baker McKenzie does not accept unsolicited CVs. Please click here for details of our Agency Policy and commitment to sourcing directly.

Experience Required

Core Competencies

  • High work standards
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to confidently deal with demanding situations, people and requirements
  • Ability to analyse numbers
  • Strong document management skills
  • Strong client service orientation
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel and online research tools
  • Flexible and efficient work practices and ability to adapt style as required
  • Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines and manage own workload
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to liaise with people across the business
  • Ability to work well both in a team and individually
  • Keen to develop and use initiative
  • Respects and enjoys the diversity of cultural, social and academic backgrounds found in the Firm