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We're Hiring - Receptionist / Legal Secretary Required

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18 April 2022

We're Hiring - Receptionist / Legal Secretary Required

 

Experienced Receptionist/Legal Secretary required to join our busy team at Wakefield. This is a full-time permanent position working 37¼ hours per week over 5 days.  The role will include manning the reception, handling telephone queries politely and professionally as well as audio typing, filing, diary management and drafting correspondence on behalf of a solicitor.  Ideally you will also have good knowledge of working within Legal Aid areas of law.

 

Hours of Work

 

Monday – Thursday: 8.45am - 5.15pm

Friday: 8.45am - 5.00pm


About You

 

  • You must have strong customer service skills - building relationships with clients is essential. 
  • You will have excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of the Reception/Secretarial team.
  • You must have excellent time-management skills.
  • A high standard of typing accuracy.
  • You should also be able to take responsibility for and prioritise your workload.
  • You will be proficient in MS Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Ideally you will have experience dealing with Legal Aid funded work.

Please send your CV and covering letter to Paul Rollinson – paulrollinson@jwpsolicitors.co.uk

Paul Rollinson