Team Secretary

  • CMS
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Jul 13, 2021
Secretary

Job Description

Are you looking for a new opportunity within a law firm that is significantly growing in size and global reach? Would you like 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 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ 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 have an opportunity for an experienced Team Secretary to join our Litigation team Manchester office working across teams to provide a high-quality and efficient secretarial service to fee-earners. Reporting directly to the Secretarial Services Manager, tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing bundles and engrossments
  • Copy-typing and digital dictation as required
  • Collating all indexing on legal documentation and setting up files as necessary
  • Diary and email management for fee earners
  • Handling telephone enquiries as and when required
  • Managing workflow to the Document & Design Centre, Print Room etc as required; proactively taking steps to ensure work is returned within required timescales
  • Processing fee-earner expenses on Chrome River in a timely manner
  • Liaison with Business Development, Marketing, Events and Finance Teams with a view to supporting them on specific team-based tasks


About You


You will be adaptable to change whilst maintaining a professional approach, demonstrating high levels of client care, organisational and time management skills. You will have gained previous litigation experience within a law firm and be able to demonstrate a proactive and enthusiastic approach with high levels of IT literacy, superb attention to detail and the ability to learn new systems quickly.


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.

City

Manchester