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18000372 Requisition #
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Are you looking for a fast paced role with the opportunity to work across various practice groups?

About the role

You will be providing a high-quality and efficient secretarial service to various teams. 
Tasks will include, but are not limited to;

- Copy typing, amending or preparing documents from digital dictation
- Production of engrossed documents and annexures
- Carrying out PDF to Word conversions and vice-versa
- Proofreading of all documents to ensure the delivery of work is of a high standard
- Collating documentation for meetings and circulating agendas in advance
- Diary management, booking meeting rooms, video and conference calls
- Making travel arrangements and preparation of travel itineraries 
- Assisting with the monthly billing process
- Liaising with other support teams to assist where necessary
- Proactively managing own workload with flexibility to provide cross-team support to secretaries as required on a daily basis and provide direct partner/lawyer assistance in cases of holiday/absences
- Other ad hoc tasks

About you

As a Float joining a large international firm you will need to have experience in working within a law firm, preferably within real estate and/or litigation teams. You will be expected to build relationships with internal and external clients and handle all issues in a professional and calm manner. 
You will need to be flexible and adaptable to not only changing lawyer and client demands but in the changing environment you will join. 

We are looking for proactive and enthusiastic individuals with high levels of IT literacy, superb attention to detail and the ability to learn new systems quickly. 

About us

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 or contact Rob Johnston, Talent Acquisition Assistant, for more information.

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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