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About the role and team Our secretaries are highly valued members of the department, and are recognised as critical to the success of the team and the firm as a whole. If you are committed to making a real difference to clients through creating strong relationships and providing an outstanding level of service then you may be just the person we are looking for. We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Secretary to join our busy Private Client department to provide comprehensive secretarial support for up to three fee earners within the Childcare team. You will be taking responsibility for a range of tasks such as; preparing court bundles, dealing with post, court orders and key dates. You will be dealing with legal aid applications, financial administration, liaising with clients as well as the usual secretarial routines of opening and managing files, typing correspondence and documents. About the candidate The role requires secretarial experience and advanced level IT skills in MS Office packages, document management systems, financial packages, together with familiarity in other IT systems such as digital dictation. You must have experience of working in a busy private client department of a legal firm; experience in child care and legal aid are preferable. You will also have a confident manner, excellent organisation, diary management and communication skills. You will have experience of working under pressure and be able to deal with high volume work in a quick and efficient manner. About the firm Anthony Collins Solicitors is a specialist law firm with a clear purpose – to “improve lives, communities and society". For over 40 years we’ve been successfully combining market-leading legal expertise with a commitment to excellence and long-term relationships underpinned by a strong set of values. What makes Anthony Collins Solicitors distinctive, beyond simply being a sector-specialist law firm, is our people and the values we share. We’re extremely proud of the calibre of people that we attract; people who are inspired by our values, motivated by our vision and work with our clients to positively influence the society and communities we are building together. Anthony Collins Solicitors is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.