Apprentice Administrator/Receptionist – Harper Macleod LLP

Harper Macleod LLP


Harper Macleod is the leading Solicitor Estate Agency in Shetland and we are looking for an administrator to provide front of house and administrative support to our busy Lerwick practice. This role represents an exciting opportunity to be part of the continued growth of Harper Macleod, one of the largest professional services employers in Scotland.

At Harper Macleod you’ll be part of a collective effort that is never satisfied: sharing the stresses, celebrating the successes and inspiring one another to always improve. You want to deliver extraordinary results. We want to deliver extraordinary opportunities for you, and encourage you to make a difference.

Previous experience, whilst beneficial, is not essential as training can be provided. We will also consider an apprentice for this role.

Your role

  • General administration & secretarial duties
  • Handling incoming calls & enquiries
  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Meeting room co-ordination
  • Managing on site events and hospitality
  • Interaction with colleagues in other Harper Macleod offices


Skills required

  • Professional attitude and well presented
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and in writing
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Attention to detail


Let your ambitions and ours go hand in hand

Harper Macleod’s culture is the sum of the actions of the people who make up our business – it’s built around taking calculated risks and pushing for innovative solutions.

You know that doing things the right way is always the best way – the right things for clients, colleagues and our communities. We will never compromise on this.

We also embrace flexibility – including when and where our people work.

We are a business that has been named Law Firm of the Year eight times, ranked in The Times Scotland Best Law Firms 2020 and previously named Real Estate Team of the Year. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, an active colleague engagement & CSR programme and the opportunity to develop your career.

We believe the best is yet to come for Harper Macleod. If this sounds like the type of firm you’d like to be part of, maybe the best is yet to come for you?


To apply please send your CV and current salary details to Rona Cargill, HR Director

Do not send your CV to Train Shetland.


Harper Macleod LLP is committed to promoting equal opportunities and developing a diverse workforce.