Float Secretary

Float Secretary

West End

40000 GBP - 41000 GBP / Per Year

Permanent, Full-Time

contact: 0207 759 7965

email: gemma.eggleton@birchroseassociates.co.uk

Job Description

The Firm
An award-winning, Legal 500 law firm are seeking a Float Secretary to support various departments in their London office.

The Opportunity
The successful Float Secretary will provide secretarial and administrative support to a range of Fee Earners, mainly in their Property department. You will need be confident in managing a full workload, working to tight deadlines and be able to work well under pressure. This role will cover absences, holiday, and overflow of work from all departments. Duties to include:

  • Opening files and assisting with the client due diligence process
  • Liaising with clients, Fee Earners, and Reception to organise meetings.
  • Managing Fee Earners diary and inbox
  • Assisting with bookings for conferences and restaurants
  • Taking telephone calls and messages for Fee Earners
  • Document production and reformatting documents
  • Preparing and sending out correspondence
  • E-filing and Paper filing
  • Archiving of files and documents
  • Preparing posting slips for monies coming in and going out
  • Preparing Probate Information Sheets
  • Amending Excel Accounts
  • Billing - preparing billing guides and drafting bills.

This Float Secretary opportunity is a full time, permanent role, working Monday - Friday, 9:30am -5:30pm.

The Requirements

  • Previous experience as a Float Secretary within a law firm (desirable)
  • Previous experience supporting a Property team (essential)
  • Candidates with mixed experience across Corporate, Commercial, Civil Litigation and Employment are encouraged to apply

Vacancy Highlights

  • Hybrid working (50/50)


To be considered for this opportunity please contact Birchrose Associates for a confidential discussion.

Birchrose Associates, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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