Bird & Bird is an international law firm, with a rare and invaluable grasp of strategic commercial issues. We combine exceptional legal expertise with deep industry knowledge and refreshingly creative thinking, to help clients achieve their commercial goals. We have over 1,200 lawyers in 28 offices across Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, as well as close ties with firms in other parts of the world. If you want to find out more, visit www.twobirds.com.
The firm offers excellent prospects for progression and our culture provides all our people with world-class support to achieve their ambitions and goals. Bird & Bird is committed to maintaining an inclusive working environment and we are an equal opportunities employer. We support an agile working environment and are happy to discuss flexible working.
An exciting opportunity has arisen in our corporate department for an Administrative Assistant. This role will predominantly support the Company Secretarial practice which is part of the Corporate department based in the London office. This growing practice offers a full range of Company Secretarial services to our clients, including statutory filing requirements and acting as a registered office.
This role will involve taking responsibility for the process of incorporating companies with Companies House from start to finish. Other duties will include helping with the annual returns process for clients, making up and updating company books, compiling historical statutory registers and general admin duties. In addition to this, the role will involve providing ad-hoc support to the PA team and the Business Development function within the department.
The ideal candidate will have previous administrative experience within the legal industry. Prior knowledge of Companies House procedures and Blueprint software would be beneficial but is not essential.
To be successful the candidate should have the willingness to learn and expand their knowledge and skills, strong administration and organisational skills. The ability to build and maintain constructive relationships, good communication skills, experience in word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and flexibility regarding working hours.
For further details on this role please click on the link below to review the job specification or contact Selina Purcell, 0207 415 6000, for a confidential discussion about the vacancy.