Personal Assistant 170681 | Eden Scott

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Personal Assistant

  • Edinburgh
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent

Eden Scott is partnering with our client, a reputable legal firm, with an office based in Edinburgh, to recruit an experienced Personal Assistant on a full-time basis.


The PA will work with their chairman and one of their Tax & Succession teams.



  • The successful candidate will provide a proactive and comprehensive PA service to Partners & Fee earners to enable them to focus their time on providing legal services to clients.

  • As a PA you will be managing diaries, ensuring these are kept up-to-date and include all meetings and periods of absence (eg holidays, etc.) as well as preparing and distributing meeting packs/working papers in advance of diarised meetings.

  • The PA will arrange internal and external meetings including the booking of rooms, arranging refreshments and equipment as required, checking rooms prior to meetings and liaising with other attendees.

  • You will monitor the Partners email inbox and respond to emails as required.

  • The role will also take telephone calls and taking accurate messages where required and passing messages on in a timely manner, or deal with the enquiry where appropriate.

  • Arrange travel requirements for the team.

  • Provide each other with assistance as required.

  • Assist fee-earners in organising Business Development and Marketing activities as required.

  • Assist and liaise with fee-earners and the Finance team for any financial matters including Cashroom and Billing tasks e.g., raising bank transfers requests and assisting in the production of fee letters/emails and Aderant reporting.

  • Provide a proactive and comprehensive PA service to Partners & Fee earners to enable them to focus their time on providing legal services to clients.

  • Managing diaries, ensuring these are kept up-to-date and include all meetings and periods of absence (eg holidays, etc.) as well as preparing and distributing meeting packs/working papers in advance of diarised meetings


Experience Required



  • The successful candidate will have previous PA experience - Legal PA experience would be advantageous but is not essential.

  • Experience in the full Microsoft Office suite is required.

  • You will have excellent communication, organisational, team and interpersonal skills and ability to work on own initiative and prioritise own workload.

  • Attention to detail and confidentiality are a must along with the ability to work to tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.

  • You will have the ability to multi-task, be flexible and dependable and able to take the initiative.


For further detailed information, apply now!

Sarah Ferguson
Point of contact
Sarah Ferguson
Associate Director
0131 550 1145 07425 653 931

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