Receptionist/Administration Assistant - Leading Barristers’ Chambers (London)

Closing Date:

Wednesday 7th February 2024


£30k - £32k (depending on experience)



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About this Job

This important role is a key part of the operations team to ensure first class service delivery for Chambers’ front of house reception and provide general administrative support to the wider team. Responsibilities will primarily require managing the reception desk, meeting and greeting clients, managing conference rooms and facilities, but the role will also include an element of routine administrative tasks covering data entry, facilities management, general admin and PA duties.

About this Employer

Our client, a leading London Barristers’ Chambers which has a well-deserved and consistent reputation for excellence, is seeking a Receptionist/Administration Assistant to join their highly respected and dynamic support team.

Chambers’ core areas of practice include planning, environment, infrastructure, licensing, compulsory purchase and land valuation, rating, local government, ecclesiastical, regulatory crime and associated aspects of EU law.

Person Specification

  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent face-to-face communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player with ability to work under pressure
  • Well presented
  • Motivated, reliable, flexible and diligent

Key Responsibilities

  • Answering overflow telephone calls into Chambers and re-directing as required
  • Meeting and greeting clients and all those who enter Chambers in a friendly and efficient manner
  • Setting up Zoom and Teams meetings and sending invitations for members, clients and clerks, troubleshooting any problems and reporting them to appropriate help desk where necessary
  • Acting as PA to the Senior Clerk, booking his travel and accommodation and some of his business meetings
  • Assisting the Chambers’ Manager with supplier quotes
  • Allocation of conference rooms to members and staff
  • Assist with Events