Team Secretary - Real Estate

Manchester, Greater Manchester
13 Mar 2018
12 May 2018
Role Classification
Other Professional
Contract Type

We have an opportunity for an experienced Real Estate Team Secretary to join us in our Manchester office providing a high-quality and efficient secretarial service to partners and fee-earners.

About the role

Reporting directly to the Secretarial Support Manager, responsibilities will include diary and email management for the partners and fee-earners within your team, travel arrangements and handling telephone enquiries as and when required. 

Other tasks include, but are not limited to: 

  • Production of engrossed documents, amending and formatting agreements/documents as required 
  • Copy-typing and digital dictation as required 
  • Collating all indexing on legal documentation and setting up files as necessary 
  • Processing fee-earner expenses on Chrome River 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

About you

You will need to be adaptable to change whilst maintaining a professional approach, demonstrating high levels of client care, organisational and time management skills. 

You would have gained previous real estate experience within another law firm demonstrating a proactive and enthusiastic approach with high levels of IT literacy, superb attention to detail and the ability to learn new systems quickly

About us 

CMS is an international law firm with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.

Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in 42 countries from 74 offices worldwide. 

A future facing law firm 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. And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.

Equal opportunities

CMS is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment, to not only adhere to current employment law, but to harness the full potential of our staff and ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. To meet this aim CMS endeavours to treat all staff and job applicants equally, on the basis of merit and the ability to do their job. Everybody will be treated equally regardless of race, colour, age, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil partner status, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or maternity status (“Protected Characteristics”). 

For further information about CMS’ diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here to view the diversity pages on our website. 

How to apply

If you are interested please apply online. If you have any queries, please contact Tahira Choudhry, Recruitment Advisor.

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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