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  • Receptionist/Client Services Assistant, Business Services Department, Ref: CSA/GO/BS/SM/MAR17

    Leigh Day is seeking to hire a Receptionist/Client Services Assistant.

    This is the ideal role for a professional, motivated individual, looking to have a challenging front office role within a high profile law firm with an unrivalled reputation for taking on many ground breaking cases, against powerful commercial organisations, national government authorities and bodies. To learn more about Leigh Day visit: About us.

    This is a busy and challenging role and the successful candidate will be working in a team of 3 and be the first point of contact for our clients and other members of the public visiting our offices. It is essential that the role holder correctly projects the image and ethos of the firm at all times.  This role will require a wide variety of tasks. Duties include:-
    •    Running a busy switchboard and reception area.
    •    Ensuring the tidiness and a good standard of housekeeping in the reception, meeting rooms, facilities and other client areas.
    •    Setting up meeting rooms, ordering and preparing catering and refreshments for client and internal meetings, seminars, breakfast and evening functions.

    Candidates should be well presented, articulate with a clear speaking voice and have exceptional customer service skills. The successful applicant will be adaptable and able to manage assigned tasks in an assertive, efficient and timely manner. Along with strong communication skills, candidates should be pro-active, friendly and have a welcoming personality. S/he should be able to remain calm, patient and polite under all circumstances. Experience in a legal practice or other professional services organisation would be advantageous. Event management experience would be highly desirable.

    To download the Job Description please click here.

      Contract:            Permanent, full-time position
    Location:            London
    Start date:          ASAP
    Closing date:      2 April 2017 (Sunday)

    To apply, please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 2 April 2017 (Sunday).

    -    A covering letter stating why a) you are interested in this role, how you meet the person specifications criteria, b) your current salary details and c) applicable notice period.
    -    A copy of your up-to-date CV.
    -    The completed application form and Equality and Diversity form (to download, click here).

    Unfortunately failure to return all the above requested documents will result in your application not being considered.

    Leigh Day is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request.
  • Secretary – Clinical Negligence Department, London, Ref:SEC/CN/SC/MAR17

    Leigh Day is urgently seeking a Legal Secretary, to assist a Partner and the team within our Clinical Negligence department. The successful applicant will hold a responsible position providing secretarial and litigation support to the Partner.

    Leigh Day is a specialist law firm operating across clinical negligence, personal injury, product liability, human rights, international, employment and discrimination. We are a leading firm of clinical negligence law specialists and consistently ranked by legal directories as national leaders in this field of personal injury work. We act for patients who bring clinical negligence compensation claims because of sub-standard medical care and hospital accidents.  Leigh Day’s clinical negligence team has over thirty qualified lawyers, with more than three hundred years’ combined experience. If you want to learn more about Leigh Day’s Clinical Negligence Department please visit Clinical Negligence.

    The role involves typing documents (digital and copy), filing, managing diaries, arranging meetings and conferences, liaising with clients, experts, counsel and other solicitors, preparing and checking bundles and dealing with other general administrative tasks.

    The successful applicant will be reliable, organised and have fast and accurate typing skills together with excellent administrative skills. The ideal candidate will be computer literate with up-to-date word and excel skills, together with good standard of spoken and written English. Candidates should be able to show initiative and have a positive “can do” attitude. Strong organisational and communication skills are required, together with relevant legal and secretarial experience. Candidates should be able to deal with clients in a sympathetic and compassionate manner and demonstrate a commitment to doing so.

    To download the job description, please click here.

     
    Contract:         Permanent
    Location:         London
    Salary:            Competitive
    Closing Date:   9 April 2017 (Sunday)
    Salary:            Competitive

    To apply, please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 9 April 2017 (Sunday).

    •    A covering letter clearly stating a) why you are interested in this role, b) how your experience and skills match the role requirements, c) your current salary details and d) applicable current notice period.  
    •    A copy of your up-to-date CV.
    •    The completed application form and Equality and Diversity form (to download, click here).

    Unfortunately failure to return all the above requested documents will result in your application not being considered.

    Leigh Day is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request

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