Business Development Administrative Support (2360)

London (South)
28 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
. Latham & Watkins is one of the largest international law firms in the world. Described as a 'Game Changer' by the Financial Times' 2015 report of the most innovative European law firms, Latham's award-winning London office is recognised for its work advising some of the world's leading corporates, financial institutions and private equity firms on their most significant transactions and disputes. Still actively growing and home to a number of top ranked practices, the London office offers an exciting and dynamic work environment. Latham & Watkins' London office is seeking a talented Business Development Administrative Support professional to join the outstanding business development team. The Business Development Administrative Support is a key part of the London Business Development team in providing an efficient and essential service to the team. The role reports in to the Senior Manager - Business Development, London, and supports the BD practice team that comprises 6 members. The Business Development Administrative Support works in an open-plan, collaborative environment and utilises a variety of word processing, database and research skills to carry out the duties described below: Documents •Maintaining the bios of the London lawyers (this includes research on deals completed by the lawyers), and loading onto the firm central bio database. •Amending pitch/other BD materials using BD templates •Inserting and formatting photos and graphics as necessary. •Proofing amendments and pitch/BD materials. •Creating and amending ad hoc documentation in Excel, Word and Powerpoint. •Checking consistency of spelling and format; marking up documents. •Preparing regular internal reports with input from other Latham departments. •Creating referee spreadsheets and pro forma submission templates for legal directories. Research and databases •Ad hoc internet research. •Ad hoc Experience Database research. •Preparing spreadsheets of research results, including picking out relevant information •Creating new InterAction (the firm's CRM system) contacts. •Pulling InterAction reports, eg, Who Knows Whom. •Uploading documents and maintaining loss/win data within our pitch management system. Other support •Presentations. •Processing expenses. •Arranging urgent couriers. The ideal candidate should have a significant amount of experience in legal support/document production role, preferably within a law firm. All Latham & Watkins positions are in a typical indoor office environment. The statements contained in this position description are not necessarily all-inclusive; additional duties may be assigned and requirements may vary from time to time, and from location to location. Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. . . This job was originally posted as