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Legal Secretary in Company Commercial, Corporate - 12 Months Fixed Term Contract

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Recruiter
Eversheds
Posted
17 October 2013
Closes
14 November 2013
Ref
1375414
Location
Birmingam
Contract
Hours
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Salary
Competitive

Further information

Eversheds is an award winning law firm with strong presence in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.

Our company commercial group handles major projects for some of the largest clients in the world. We enable our lawyers to stretch their skills and gain experience few other law firms can offer. Our corporate team is one of the most successful in Europe. As well as acting on the most complex, strategic projects for our clients

The role is to provide secretarial and administrative support for Partners and other Legal Advisers in the team, with a split of approximately 40% typing and 60% administration. The key responsibilities are;   

  • Amending urgent sometimes lengthy corporate documentation
  • Diary and e-mail management 
  • Assisting Legal Advisors to manage their finances including monitoring of time recording & financial housekeeping 
  • working as part of the secretarial team supporting others as required

Ideally you will have previous experience gained within a legal environment or other professional organisations. A minimum of 65 wpm typing speed for copy and audio, RSA II in typing, audio typing or word processing and MS Office skills.

We’re a modern, progressive law firm. We think differently and we’ve built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. At Eversheds, we believe that innovation comes from having an inclusive culture of genuine equality and diversity and we’re happy to help with any reasonable adjustments you may require in the recruitment process, or once in post. 

Eversheds endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Eversheds operates within a preferred supplier list. CVs from agencies outside of our preferred supplier list will not be considered.

Eversheds

Eversheds is one of the world’s largest corporate law firms. Committed locally, but connected globally, with over 40 offices based in the world’s major economic centres.