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Office Assistant – Front of House

We are a full-service law firm based in Newcastle upon Tyne serving clients throughout the UK and further afield. We have an outstanding reputation for delivering high quality partner-led advice with exceptional personal service.

With 200 employees, including 33 partners and 100 lawyers, we are one of the largest law firms in the North East. Our client base includes large companies, owner managed businesses, healthcare professionals, leisure operators and rural businesses.

With a history stretching back over 100 years, we recognise the importance the contribution that businesses like ours should and can have on the local community and we, therefore, encourage our employees to get involved and give back to the local community in which we live and work.

Our vision is to set the standard for legal excellence and in doing so, to become the law firm of choice for businesses, organisations and individuals.  To meet our vision and deliver an outstanding service we employ individuals who understand our clients’ needs, take pride in what they do and how they do it.  If this sounds like a vision you would like to be a part of and you meet the requirements of the role below, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

The Role

We require an Office Assistant to assist our busy Front of House team.

This role is a full time position working from the hours of 8.00am – 5.30pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00am – 5.15pm on a Friday and involves all aspects of general office support.

Key Duties

  • Assisting with office moves including furniture removal, relocation of office storage, and the setting up of functions, seminars and staff events
  • Assisting with the post, office photocopying, scanning, filing and archiving duties
  • Providing refreshments for clients
  • Reception cover
  • General administration duties to support the office
  • Assisting with the general smooth running of the office, ensuring facilities are adequately stocked and all meeting rooms adequately prepped


This role requires a self motivated, highly organised and enthusiastic individual who is willing to work hard in a team environment.  This is a very hands on role, including some heavy lifting.  Good communication skills are essential, as is managing expectations across a wide range of competing needs.  Although this role is not permanently desk based, you will need to be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and possess good general IT skills.  Being part of a small team requires a willingness to cover a variety of tasks and work outside core hours on occasion.  Front of House experience in a professional services or hotel environment is desirable.


  • Full training will be provided
  • Comprehensive benefits package

How to apply:

Please send your CV with a covering letter including your current salary to Bethany Robertson ( or upload below.

Closing Date: Monday 10 December 2018.

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