Disputes Administrator

South Yorkshire, England, Sheffield
30 Jun 2021
28 Jul 2021
Kate Derrick
Role Classification
Other Professional
Contract Type
Are you looking to start your legal secretarial career within a law firm that is significantly growing in size and global reach?

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 RoleWe are looking for an Administrator to provide support to Legal PAs and Team Secretaries across our key practice groups. Reporting into the Assistant Secretarial Support Manager, responsibilities will include:

  • Using track and trace to ensure Special Deliveries have been successful and recorded appropriately
  • Splitting/combining PDFs, filing them electronically and forwarding to fee earner
  • Scanning documents and filing them electronically, and in hard copy, for the relevant PA/Secretary or fee-earner
  • Printing and photocopying documents as and when required by the relevant PA/Secretary or fee-earner
  • A wide variety of general miscellaneous administrative tasks to include, but not limited to, matter closing, deeds scheduling, scanning of invoices and correspondence, creation of hard copy folders/files and maintenance of team library
  • Delivery and collection of items from other Practice Groups or support departments
  • Providing ad hoc support as required

About You

As a junior member of the team you will have a large team around you full of experienced and knowledgeable Legal PAs and Secretaries. To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate:

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to prioritise own workload with direction as required
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure
  • Good team player
  • A "can-do" and flexible attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of Outlook and Word

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.