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Float Secretary

We have a vacancy for a legal secretary to join our float team to provide full secretarial and administrative support to a minimum of 4 fee earners. You will work across all departments within the firm as required. 

Candidates will be expected to undertake a full range of secretarial duties including digital and copy typing, opening & closing files, obtaining billing guides and preparing draft bills, filing and e-filing, maintaining diaries including organising and scheduling meetings, booking lunches, training courses and managing queries from clients as required.  You will be one of a team who will organise travel arrangements for fee earners in the firm.  You will also provide occasional cover on Reception (lunchtime or late afternoon). 

You should be pro-active, motivated and keen to be a part of the team and support the fee earners. You must have the ability to prioritise and work on your own initiative to manage a very busy workload.  You should be proficient in Microsoft office applications, in particular Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook and possess fast, accurate typing and excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Previous experience of supporting fee earners is required. 

Normal working hours are 9.30 am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday but candidates must be prepared to work outside contractual hours as and when required.

The closing date for applications is Friday 10 February 2017.

To apply, please email a covering letter, together with CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE and we will not be accepting any CVs from these sources.


Collyer Bristow is committed to a fair and equal recruitment process, and will not discriminate against any candidate's application based on their age, disability, marital status, race or national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or gender reassignment.

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