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21000615 Requisition #

Are you looking for a new opportunity within a law firm that is significantly growing in size and global reach? Would you like to join this new distinctive modern city powerhouse and be part of paving a fresh way of providing secretarial support?


About CMS


CMS is a Future Facing firm.  With 80 offices in 50 countries and 5,000+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.


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. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.


About the Role

We are looking for a Junior Secretary to join us to provide a high-quality and efficient secretarial service to fee-earners and trainee solicitors in a busy litigation team. Reporting directly to the Secretarial Services Manager, your focus will be on efficiently managing your own workload and being proactive with the ability to work on your own initiative. 
 
Tasks include, but are not limited to:
•    Creation of electronic and hard copy bundles
•    Creation of secure links
•    Amending data in Excel
•    Amending and formatting documents 
•    Saving documents electronically
•    Copy-typing and digital dictation as required
•    Processing fee-earner expenses in a timely manner
•    Managing workflow to the Document & Design Centre, Print Room etc as required; proactively taking steps to ensure work is returned within required timescales
•    Taking responsibility for fee-earners’ diary management as required
•    Becoming adept at proof-reading and carrying out quality checks on all work produced
•    Establishing positive and effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels
•    Provide cross Practice-Group support where necessary


About You


You will have high levels of IT literacy, superb attention to detail, well-developed administrative skills and the ability to multi-task under pressure. You may have gained previous experience within another law firm, but that is not essential. 


Equal Opportunities


At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive. For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please view the Diversity & Inclusion pages on our website.


Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.


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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