Admin Assistant

Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time (09:30 - 17:30)
Reports to: Head of Department
Team: Employment
Location: London
The firm

Winckworth Sherwood is an exciting, diverse and growing business. Joining our team will see you work with some of the UK’s most interesting clients.

In the last year alone we have:

  • Worked on corporate transactions valued at over £3 billion
  • Advised our developer and social housing clients on over £1.6 billion of residential sales and over £1 billion of refinancings
  • Advised on HS2 which will see the development of over 330 miles of railway network with an expected £59 billion benefit to the wider economy
  • As if that wasn’t enough, we are also involved in the transformation of Battersea Power Station and act for the majority of London’s major Housing Associations who together own assets of over £17.3 billion.

However it’s not all about big numbers and high-profile projects; the real success of our business comes from the ability of our teams to provide fantastic service and create long-lasting relationships.


The role

Assisting the four secretaries with day to day duties including opening new clients and matters; closing and archiving files; dictation; e-filing and paper filing; printing billing guides; assisting with end of month billing; dealing with expenses and other accounts processes; adding contacts and marketing events to CRM database; copying, printing and other admin tasks, as well as covering secretarial absence.   You will have full training in the role and this would be a good step up for someone considering a role as a legal secretary.

The team

You will be working amongst four secretaries who assist 6 Partners, 3 Senior Associates, 1 Associate, 2 Solicitors, 1 Trainee and 1 Paralegal

Candidate specification

The candidate must have experience of using Word, Excel and Powerpoint; experience of digital dictation would be useful but not essential as are typing skills. Overall the candidate must have a willingness to learn and pitch in where needed and so experience of employment law is not essential as training will be given.