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Harcus Parker Limited

Job Title:
Receptionist/Junior Legal Secretary
Thursday 5th March 2020
Thursday 30th April 2020
£22,360 - £25,000 per annum

Harcus Parker is a law firm which specialises in commercial and group litigation.   It is based in central London. It is currently expanding and needs to hire a receptionist/junior secretary to support the business.

Further information about the firm can be found on our website:

Key responsibilities:

  • Answering the main switchboard, directing calls and dealing with queries;
  • Meeting and greeting clients and visitors in a friendly and professional manner;
  • Announcing visitors as appropriate, escorting into meeting rooms and providing refreshments;
  • Resetting meeting rooms once meetings have finished and ensuring reception and meeting areas are presentable at all times;
  • Booking meeting rooms for both client and internal meetings;
  • Setting up meeting room equipment as required to include laptops, screens, projectors, conference phones and Wi-fi passwords;
  • Organising catering for in-house lunches, client meetings and events;
  • Assisting with the planning and setting-up of client and staff events;
  • Booking outgoing couriers as well as dealing with incoming couriers and deliveries;
  • Collecting post from the building’s main reception and sorting and distributing internally;
  • Franking and sending outgoing post;
  • Ordering office stationery and kitchen supplies and monitoring stock levels;
  • Sending files to store and retrieving them as and when needed;
  • Liaising with contractors and suppliers;
  • Carrying out administrative tasks when required, such as photocopying and scanning.
  • Typing fee earner dictation and providing general secretarial support to fee earners.

Key skills:

  • Clear and friendly telephone manner;
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
  • Must be well organised with good attention to detail;
  • Must be a team player and have a flexible ‘can do’ attitude. 

Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (with one hour for lunch)

Salary: £22,360 - £25,000 plus good benefits package.

Holidays: 25 days of holiday a year plus public holidays.

To apply, please email a cover letter and CV to Tracey Dooley

Recruiter information:
Harcus Parker Limited
44-46 Aldwych, 7th Floor Melbourne House, London, London, WC2B4LL, GB

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