Commercial Litigation Secretary

Posted 25 January by CRA Consulting

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced legal secretary, with a solid work history within Commercial Law and ideally within Commercial Litigation to join the expanding Sheffield office of a niche commercial law firm.

This role requires exceptional secretarial and personal skills together with the ability to seamlessly manage all elements of workflow, demonstrating initiative, enthusiasm and professionalism.

The firm offer an opportunity to work within a friendly supportive team, flexibility in terms of working days and hours, excellent benefits including car parking and a performance led bonus structure.

A highly competitive salary and holiday allowance is also offered.

Key requirements

- Significant legal secretarial expertise as a commercial legal secretary ideally gained supporting fee earners at partner level.

- Experience of providing a polished secretarial service and administrative support to a busy team of allocated fee earners.

- Ability to prepare, edit and proofread all documents, either from dictation, general instruction or by personally drafting with fastidious attention to detail and focus on quality.

- Typing speed of 65wpm minimum.

- Experience of managing and organising Outlook, inboxes, calendars and contacts, reviewing and forwarding internal and external mail, e-filing and all general maintenance of client files and folders.

- Ability to assist with business development opportunities, arranging business travel, accommodation and itineraries.

- Providing assistance to partners and fee earners during the absence of other secretaries in the team, as and when required.

? Excellent and pleasant communication skills together with emotional intelligence.

This is a rare opportunity to join a highly regarded firm.

For further information in relation to this role, please contact Laura Chappell on or apply online.

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest.

Reference: 34316607

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