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  • Receptionist/Client Services Assistant – Facilities & General Office, Business Services Department, Ref: CSA/GO/BS/SM/MAY17

    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 (which will include moving and handling), ordering and preparing catering and refreshments for clients 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. Candidates must be flexible with working hours as the role requires a 7.5 hours shift pattern; between 8am and 6.15pm and between 7am and 8pm when events are held.

      To download the job description, please click here.
    Contract: Permanent, part-time/flexible hours will be considered
    Location: London
    Start date: ASAP
    Closing date: 8 June 2017 (Thursday)
    To apply, please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 8 June 2017 (Thursday).
    • 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 (click here to download).
    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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