We are looking for an experienced Receptionist to join our Reception team. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience.


This role offers a range of benefits:

  • 23 days holiday + Bank Holidays + 3 extra days at Christmas + Duvet Day on your Birthday = 35 days holiday
  • Company sick pay after completion of induction period
  • Simply Health cash health plan
  • myWellbeing – speak to a GP, discounted membership to over 2000 gyms, counselling services
  • Death in service scheme

The Candidate

Applications are welcomed from candidates with a minimum of 2 years’ experience who:-

  • Possess excellent client care skills
  • Are able to work under pressure
  • Are articular and a good communicator
  • Have an understanding of the need for confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Are able to work on their own and as part of a team
  • Possess excellent typing skills

The Role

The role will include, but is not limited to:-

  • Answering calls on a computer switchboard and transferring them to their intended recipient
  • Meeting and greeting visitors to the office
  • Acting as a first point of contact to new clients
  • Communicating with a variety of people, both clients and staff
  • Providing refreshments for visitors
  • Booking and organising interview rooms

The Company

Ward & Rider Solicitors is a progressive legal practice with over 80 staff members offering a full range of legal services. We have a team of expert lawyers and support staff who genuinely care about our clients and their affairs and who provide the highest levels of legal services. Ward & Rider was established in 1948 and was awarded the Law Society’s prestigious Lexcel Accreditation in 2004, which we are proud to have maintained to date for our quality legal services.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £19,000 per year

In the first instance please send CV and covering letter to our Manager of HR, Lin Claridge at our postal address or to: