About Me

CS Secretarial Services || Freelance Virtual Secretary/Assistant || London and Kent

A motivated Secretary.

I am a motivated Secretary with over 35 years of experience within the public and private sector. Combining sound IT skills with an ability to effectively communicate with and motivate people at all levels to ensure optimum results. I enjoy contributing to the team environment but also work well to individual targets. A confident, approachable and friendly person who welcomes a challenge and is adaptable to change.

Why choose me

Why hire a freelance

Vast Experience and Knowledge

30 years of experience remote/on-site.

Already Trained.
Ready Today

Ready to serve you with a wide range of services.

SAVE time
and money

NO Agency Fees! NO Holiday Pay! NO Sickness Pay!

Key Skills and Achievements

Customer Service and Organisation

  • Researched and successfully implemented a time saving process for the way that claims were dealt with – thereby saving approximately 30% of user's time. Applied this method to the annual policy renewals for the Aviation department
  • Recognised and corrected an error in one group's filing system which meant a time reduction of 50% for users
  • Maintained and significantly improved the group stationery system reducing search time for items by 50% and coordinated recycling of stationery


  • Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (Advanced Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook)
  • LLC Secretarial Skills Certificate (including Distinction in Background to Business and RSA Typewriting)
  • GCE 'O' Levels including Mathematics and English
  • Computer Skills
  • Competent user of computer software including MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel and the accountancy package Xero. Limited knowledge but the ability to use MS Publisher and Visio and Adobe Photoshop
  • Past jobs have involved my use of older packages including WordPerfect/WordPerfect for Windows, WordStar 1512, Wang OIS50/8000, AmiPro, Microsoft Works, Frame, Digital VT420/VT340 and Uniplex and more recently Documentum, Filesite and Workshare. I am able to utilise my knowledge of different applications to use most office systems that I encounter.

Career History

  • Part-time Administrator (Maternity Cover Contract), National Association of Shopfitters, 2018-2019
  • Part-time Legal Secretary (Contract), DAC Beachcroft LLP, 2015-2016
  • Temporary Secretary, Bird in Bush Children's Centre, 2012-2013
  • Freelance Secretary, Christine Scally Designs & Solutions Limited, 2009 - Present
  • Legal Secretary/IT Trainer, Linklaters LLP, 1997 - 2009
  • Secretary, Price Waterhouse, 1995 - 1996 Secretary, Windsor Insurance Brokers Plc, 1994 - 1995
  • PA/Secretary, Temporary assignments, 1993 - 1994
  • Senior Secretary, Windsor Professional Indemnity Limited, 1992 - 1993
  • Secretary, PA Consulting Group, 1990 - 1992
  • WP/Audio Secretary, Clifford Tee + Gale 1987 - 1990
  • Secretary, The London Permanent Building Society, 1985 - 1987
  • Temporary Secretary, Society of Graphical and Allied Trades (SOGAT), 1985

Useful Information

  • First Aid Certification (December 2021)
  • CRB Registered (2012)
  • Non-smoker in excellent health
  • Car Owner with a clean licence


Arranging and attending quiz nights, modern jive dancing and teaching, personal archiving, reading, listening to music, power walking, socialising and drumming.

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Efficient and Flexible Secretarial and Admin Services