Experienced Secretary/Administrator

Paddle & Cocks LLP

Experienced Secretary/Administrator

Paddle & Cocks are hiring!

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Secretary / Administrator to join our team based in Truro working 9 to 5.30 on Monday to Friday. You will work closely with our Practice Manager, and will be responsible for providing first rate administrative support to the firm.

We are a non-hierarchical company, and our Administrators are valued members of the team as we know just how important their role is in the smooth running of the firm.

The role

The role will involve usual Administrative tasks that will include the following:

  • File opening and associated procedures on behalf of our consultants, to include production of engagement documentation and preparation of regulatory file opening documents.
  • Opening, scanning and filing of incoming post.
  • Providing an efficient and effective level of administrative support which will assist in the smooth running of the firm.
  • Ad hoc admin support as required.

Who are Paddle & Cocks?

Paddle & Cocks LLP was founded in 2018. Since that time, the firm has grown to over 17 lawyers, a practice manager and (currently) 2 administrators.

We specialise in commercial work and our clients are spread far and wide and therefore we use electronic systems to assist in remote working. Our lawyers are recommended in the Legal 500 and we have been shortlisted for various awards, including most recently the Women in Law & Diversity Awards.

Skills required for the role:-

  • ability to manage various tasks at the same time.
  • A previous background of working within administration (ideally within the legal sector).
  • Good IT skills to include Microsoft Office, and ideally the candidate will be familiar with a case management system.
  • Attention to detail is a must!

If you would like to apply for this VIP (Very Important Position), please email  with your CV and covering letter providing us with a bit of information about yourself and why you would be perfect for this role. The successful applicant will be required to complete pre-employment screening which will include an Anti-Money Laundering check and a DBS check.

Paddle & Cocks LLP

Charles House, 18-21 Charles Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2PQ, England

01872 672072