Legal Receptionist – Leading US Law Firm – Generous Pay + Fantastic Benefits

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  • Salary : Up To £35,000 + Benefits

A leading US law firm is seeking to hire a new Legal Receptionist to join their busy London office on an initial temporary basis with view of becoming permanent.   The shift pattern will be 10am to 6pm. The firm operates under a hybrid working model with one day a week working remotely every other Friday. There is a salary of up to £35,000 on offer.


Responsibilities as a Legal Receptionist:

  • Meet and greet clients and visitors in reception, ensure clients and visitors receive VIP treatment.
  • Answer all telephone calls in a professional manner.
  • Reserve meeting rooms on computerised meeting room booking system; respond to requests and provide alternatives, if required.
  • Assist visiting clients and lawyers with hotel bookings and airport transfers.
  • Liaise with other Receptionists, the catering team and the AV team to complete bookings.
  • Liaise with the Secretaries, Partners, Associates and staff to manage bookings.
  • Assist in the co-ordination and preparation of meeting rooms, including setup and use of video conferencing equipment.
  • Book executive cars and taxis where necessary for clients and lawyers
  • Book catering facilities – organise lunches and liaise with catering team.
  • Have an eye for detail and ensure rooms are perfect at all times.
  • Work alongside the building reception team when organizing large events and seminars.

Skills as a Legal Receptionist:

  • Educated to at least GCSE level, ideally achieving 5 A* – C grades and including Mathematics and English Language
  • Experience in legal or professional services environment
  • Basic IT skills required (Outlook, Work, Excel etc.) and an ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  • Flexible and willing to work overtime when workload demands and to provide cover at short notice during team absences and during evenings and at weekends.
  • Fire Warden / First Aid experience desirable.