Legal Secretary
CMS Legal
Kyiv (Volodymyrska Street)
1 днів тому

We are looking for an experienced, strong, robust Legal Personal Assistant who will thrive in a busy fast paced role.

About the role

Reporting into the Head of Business Services you will be responsible for complex diary and email management as well as managing confidential documentation across the CMS network.

You will be expected to build relationships with internal and external clients and handle all issues in a professional and calm manner.

  • Other tasks will include, but are not limited to;
  • Supporting multiple lawyers and partners in Kyiv office
  • Managing multiple calendars, circulating agendas in advance; carrying out research as may be required
  • Booking attendance at conferences / seminars (internal and external) (including national and international travel) and organizing trip itineraries and logistics
  • Preparing agendas, presentations and meetings papers specific to allocated partners / fee-earners
  • Managing, allocating and recording receipts
  • Providing assistance to the Business Development team as required, to include helping produce tenders, credential sheets, events, pitches etc as well as marketing events
  • Dealing (saving, sending, including styling) with various documents coming from your work providers
  • About you

    As a Legal PA joining a large international firm you will have substantial experience in working within a busy corporate environment, preferably a law firm.

    You will have excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to adapt your communication style whether it is to support clients or your team members.

    You will be flexible and adaptable with a good aptitude for using your initiative but also a team player who goes above and beyond.

    Someone who is comfortable in a busy role but confident to delegate to juniors and supporting teams, ensuring you are working as effectively as possible for the work providers you are supporting.

    We are looking for an energetic, proactive and enthusiastic individual with a high level of technical expertise and strong business English level and excellent knowledge of Ukrainian is also required.

    Someone who can remain calm under pressure and is able to manage and prioritize competing demands accordingly.

    We will consider candidates who :

  • Graduated with Bachelors / Specialist or Master’s degrees from a reputable University in Ukraine;
  • With at least 1-2 years of experience in an international company / institution;
  • With fluent English and Ukrainian.
  • Please send your relevant application documents (cover letter and CV) to , Head of Business Services in Kyiv office or apply online below.

    About us

    CMS are delighted to be named Law Firm of the Year at the 2018 British Legal Awards.

    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 .to view the diversity pages on our website

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