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Receptionist – St Albans – Full-time Position Available

St Albans


Job Description

About our Role

There is a new opportunity to join our St Albans office as a front of house Receptionist.  Our Receptionists are key Firm ambassadors working to high standards being the first point of contact for clients and others, visiting and contacting the Firm.  Working in a team you will be responsible for a variety of tasks requiring a professional and exceptional client service approach at all times.

About Taylor Walton

Taylor Walton is a well-established and highly regarded regional law firm with offices located in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.  We provide legal advice and solutions to business owners, FTSE 350 companies, public and private sector organisations, charities and high-net worth individuals.  Our clients may well be supported through their business and private life experiences by a number of our practice areas with many clients engaging our services for many years.

Our reputable success is attributed to the high calibre of our people.  In the same way that we are committed to provide exceptional quality legal services to our clients, we are committed to fostering an engaging and supportive environment in which to work and develop a rewarding career.  We are very proud of our exceptionally high people retention rate and an average length of service unrivalled within our region.


We are a friendly and professional place to work.  Our broad general benefits package may include:

  • Full induction and training programme and dedicated ‘buddy support’
  • Competitive salary
  • 30 days holiday including 8 Bank Holidays (pro’rated for part time)
  • Employer contribution to Group Personal Pension Plan, available via Salary Exchange
  • Life Assurance cover
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Hybrid working*
  • Preparation of a free Will*
  • Free Conveyancing*
  • Financial support for relevant course of study*
  • Payment of professional subscriptions*
  • Employee Recruitment Referral Scheme*
  • Employee led CSR programme including charity fundraising and volunteering opportunities
  • Social events and employee led interest clubs including Breakfast Club, Friday@5, book club, football

*subject to Firm Policy

Person & Skill Specification

  • Has the highest regard for delivering exceptional client service
  • Friendly and professional demeanour
  • Clear and audible speaking voice
  • Demonstrates discretion and high level of confidentiality, trust and integrity
  • Professional and polished personal appearance
  • Able to manage a variety of tasks calmly and confidently
  • Works well in a team
  • Flexible approach to work and available to cover holiday and sickness absence of other Reception team members
  • Previous reception/front of house experience will be a distinct advantage

Key Responsibilities

  • Dealing courteously with clients and visitors in person
  • Answering telephone calls courteously and efficiently dealing with enquiries
  • Managing meeting room bookings and keeping our reception area and meeting rooms tidy
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post in line with the Firm’s procedure
  • Routine office administrative tasks

How to apply

If this sounds like you and you are ready for a new role in a friendly and supportive environment, we would be delighted to hear from you. 

Please do make your application by sending a covering letter and CV addressed to Aliya Virji, People & Talent Assistant, or by post to Taylor Walton, 28-44 Alma Street, Luton LU1 2PL

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