Float PA

South East England
06 Sep 2017
04 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Are you looking for a fast paced role with the opportunity to work across various practice groups? We have a number of Float Legal PAs positions in our London office. About the role You will be providing of a high-quality and efficient PA service to a defined number of Partners across various practice groups, in addition to supporting other fee-earners with PA-related tasks if required You will be expected to build relationships with internal and external clients and handle all issues in a professional and calm manner. Other tasks will include, but are not limited to; Collating documentation for meetings and circulating agendas in advance; carrying out research as may be required Booking attendance at conferences/seminars (including national and international travel) and organising trip itineraries and logistics Acting as 1st-Line IT support for any basic IT queries raised by fee-earners Printing of agendas, presentations and meetings papers specific to allocated partners/fee-earners Working with the Business Development Team as required, to include helping produce tenders, credential sheets, events, pitches etc as well as small marketing events Coaching and mentoring of more junior team members including Junior Secretaries, Float Secretaries and Administrators About you As a Float Legal PA joining a large international firm you will need to have substantial experience in working within a busy corporate environment, preferably a law firm but other industries will be considered. You will be expected to have excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to adapt your communication style whether it is to support clients or your team members. You will need to be flexible and adaptable to not only changing partner and client demands but in the changing environment you will join as part of the merger. 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 organisation with market leading businesses throughout Central and Eastern Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond. We're also founding members of the CMS organisation of major independent European law firms, which brings ten leading European law firms together under one banner. On the 1st May 2017, CMS, Nabarro and Olswang are combining to create a truly modern, ambitious, sector driven and technology focused firm for the future. Together we will be the 6th largest UK law firm (by UK revenue) and the 6th largest law firm globally (by headcount) with outstanding global reach: serving 36 countries across 65 offices. The new firm will be headquartered in the City of London with UK offices in Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Reading and Sheffield. All 3 firms have very similar values running through them which will ring true after the combination. We work hard to be a truly client-focused law firm. That means not just understanding the unique challenges of every market sector, but also providing a service that's tailored to the needs of each client. Our partners are hands-on and work hard to get closer to clients with everything from joint training initiatives and advice surgeries to visits and social events. What's more, our teams have the ideal balance of personality and industry expertise to suit the varied needs of our clients. Equal opportunities We welcome and promote diversity among our staff and we are committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment practice. If you are interested please apply online or contact Phoebe Napier, Recruitment Officer, for more information.

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