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Are you looking to start your legal secretarial career within a law firm that is significantly growing in size and global reach?

About the role 

We are looking for an administrator to provide support to our Legal PAs and Team Secretaries in the Technology, Media, IP & Competition (TMIC) Team.

Reporting into the Assistant Secretarial Support Manager as well as the fee earners and Secretaries across the Practice Group, responsibilities will include:  
- Scanning documents and filing them electronically, and in hard copy, for the relevant PA/Secretary or fee-earner 

- Printing and photocopying documents as and when required by the relevant PA/Secretary or fee-earner 

- A wide variety of general miscellaneous administrative tasks to include, but not limited to, matter closing, scanning of invoices and correspondence, creation of hard copy folders/files and maintenance of team library

- Delivery and collection of items from other Practice Groups or support departments 

- Providing ad hoc support as required  

About you 

As a junior member of the team you will have a large team around you full of experienced and knowledgeable Legal PAs and Secretaries. To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate; 
- Ability to communicate effectively at all levels

- Ability to prioritise own workload with direction as required

- Ability to keep calm under pressure

- Good team player

- A "can-do" and flexible attitude

- Excellent attention to detail

- Good working knowledge of Outlook and Word

About us

CMS are delighted to be named Law Firm of the Year at the 2018 British Legal Awards.

CMS is an international law firm with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.

Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in 42 countries from 74 offices worldwide.

A future facing law firm CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence.  We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.

Equal opportunities

CMS is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment, to not only adhere to current employment law, but to harness the full potential of our staff and ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. To meet this aim CMS endeavours to treat all staff and job applicants equally, on the basis of merit and the ability to do their job. Everybody will be treated equally regardless of race, colour, age, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil partner status, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or maternity status (“Protected Characteristics”).

For further information about CMS’ diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here to view the diversity pages on our website. 

How to apply

If you are interested please apply online. If you have any queries, please contact Rob Johnston, Talent Acquisition Assistant.

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.

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