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Legal Secretarial Assistant

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The Vacancy

A highly regarded and successful personal injury and medical negligence team, working on behalf of the claimant. The team has gone from strength to strength in recent years, resulting in many multimillion-pound settlements.

This is a great opportunity for someone with ILEX, or business/administration qualifications. Alternatively someone with strong office and administration skills from professional services who may like to develop these further in a law firm.  We offer a fantastic working environment, a collaborative and friendly team, reward and recognition as well as training and development. Due to the nature of the role, you will need to be based in the office 5 days per week.

Inclusiveness and Diversity

At Fieldfisher we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued, motivated and able to be themselves. Our Inclusiveness and Diversity ("I&D") Strategy is firmly rooted in Fieldfisher's overall business strategy; we very much view I&D as being core to the business and we aim to integrate it into all our systems and processes.

Accessibility information for our Manchester office can be found on our website:

Please note Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.

What to expect?

The LSA provides junior secretarial, administrative and clerical support to the Partners, fee earners in the department by assisting and supporting the senior secretaries with tasks that included, but are not limited to the below:

  • Photocopying, scanning and printing, taking care to check all work before passing over, i.e. are any pages missing, is the document legible
  • Dealing with post folders
  • Dealing with electronic portals e.g. High-Q/iManage share
  • Supporting the preparation of bulk documentation, files and bundles
  • Preparing voluminous and complicated packs of papers and ensuring that the correct papers go to the correct recipients and that they are carefully checked and presented professionally
  • Using Outlook to send and monitor calendar appointments.
  • Electronic and physical paper filing
  • Taking responsibility for the files you keep and ensuring that they are always up to date and that papers can be retrieved easily

A bit about you

  • The ideal candidate will have administration experience gained in a junior role within a professional services/law firm, looking to progress their career in a top city firm.
  • Good overall IT skills, including the use Word and Outlook. Powerpoint and Excel would be helpful but not necessary.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to liaise and work well with Partners, Associates, Fee earners, Business Support staff and other secretaries
  • Typing speed of ideally 35wpm, we will help you to develop to a higher speed
  • GCSE Maths and English, grade A*- C would be an advantage when applying.

What can we offer you?

Our people are at the core of what we do. Fieldfisher's benefits package is designed to enable all colleagues to thrive in an inclusive and supportive environment. These benefits range from private health insurance, life assurance & income protection, flexi-gym discounts, season ticket loans, bike-to-work loans and much more.

Fieldfisher HQ is based in the vibrant and thriving City of London. We are based 5 minutes away from Monument and Bank tube stations and have a 9th floor terrace overlooking the River Thames and Tower Bridge - so if stunning terrace views are your thing, then we will not disappoint. And yes, we're all aboard the 'hot-desking' bandwagon but who isn’t in 2022!? There's nothing better than a modern, open plan workspace that encourages learning & development and a sense of camaraderie – friendly Concierge included. If that hasn't convinced you then discounted drinks in the integrated cafe, fresh fruit and Friday drinks definitely will. Oh and for those keen cyclists and gym goers, there's secure bike storage and shower facilities.

We have a diverse team of over 150 Partners, 220 Fee Earners and 350 Support staff, and every team has a presence in the office, with the main areas including corporate, IP, technology and outsourcing & regulatory law. Let's not forget about the summer and Christmas parties and our Ministry of Fun (quiz nights, book club, yoga on the terrace, group runs, sports teams, charity events etc).. But please don't take our word for it, check out our website and social media accounts to see for yourself!

Culture & personal development

We’re a firm with real entrepreneurial drive and we don’t believe in squashing people’s individuality. We want you to use your unique talents and experiences to help the firm grow. You can only do that by being yourself. And working closely and collaboratively with people throughout the firm. That’s why we foster a culture that encourages you to be yourself.

We’ll give you bespoke support to develop your own career. Whether that’s through allowing you to “access all areas” across the firm, funding you through training for professional development qualifications, or making sure you have a structured career plan, we’ll make sure your talents are being nurtured.

Nº employees 1001-5000
Founding year 1835
Products / Services Advocacy, Civil Liberties & Human Rights, Civil Litigation
Mission Fieldfisher is a European law firm built around its people. We are a full-service firm with market-leading practices in technology, financial services, energy and natural resources and life sciences. As an entrepreneurial, pragmatic and socially conscious firm, we embrace our purpose as a trusted, client-focused corporate citizen. We believe The Future is Human*, so we take a collaborative approach with our clients, shaping our services to their needs and integrating cutting-edge legal technologies where appropriate. Our European network is supported by our offices in the US and China and international partner firms, enabling us to advise clients around the world with seamless efficiency and dedication across time zones and disciplines. We work with many of the biggest organisations globally and are proud to support numerous charity partners and causes. When it comes to environmental, social and governance (ESG), we lead from the front in our industry and make ourselves accountable to our clients and our people for our actions.
overview Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market-leading practices in technology, financial services, energy & natural resources and life sciences.

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