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David Conway & Co

Job Title:
Receptionish & Admin Support
Monday 3rd February 2020
Friday 3rd April 2020
Central London

David Conway & Co is a successful niche west end law firm which has a wide range of experience in dealing with a variety of commercial and residential property, supported by a small team.  We are seeking a full time employee to fill a new role, to take primary responsibility for “front of house” and a number of administration tasks that are currently spread across the office, as well as assisting with secretarial work from time to time. The job will include the following:

  • taking all telephone calls and covering reception
  • meeting and greeting visitors and clients when required
  • setting up and clearing meeting rooms, including making teas, coffees and making arrangements for beverages
  • keeping the client areas and kitchen tidy and assisting generally with tidiness around the office
  • dealing with couriers, deliveries, and assisting with off-site storage arrangements
  • opening incoming post and dealing with all outgoing post
  • assist with opening client files
  • archiving – closing all client files
  • providing secretarial and administrative support to the fee earners
  • assisting other members of the secretarial/finance team when you have additional capacity
  • assisting, liaising closely with and, as necessary, taking instructions from our Finance/Practice Manager in relation to the overall administration of the office.

Candidate profile

  • 5 GCSEs (grades A*-C)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Some experience working in a legal firm (but not essential)
  • Team player with positive ‘can do’ attitude, common sense, flexible with an enthusiasm to learn

Salary: depending on experience

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.30pm. Some flexibility is expected to assist in particularly busy periods. As a salaried post, no overtime is payable.

Dress code: while David Conway & Co has no official dress code and is a relaxed place to work, smart business wear will be necessary for this role as it is client facing on a daily basis.

General: As a new role, the tasks are likely to vary over time. To some extent, the job will be what you make it. We are looking for a presentable, articulate and enthusiastic candidate who have been in client/customer related roles and ideally have some legal secretarial training and experience.


Recruiter information:
David Conway & Co
15 Hanover Square, London, London, W1S 1HS, United Kingdom

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