Chambers is pleased to announce that a vacancy has arisen for a Clerk to assist with developing work in its London office.
Responsible for running the administration and business activities of Chambers.
The candidate will be integral to the success of Chambers, both as a legal practice and as a business.
Candidates will need to be familiar with court procedures and etiquette and will develop an expertise in the type of law undertaken by Chambers.
This is a demanding but rewarding role, for which candidates need to possess a combination of commercial acumen, legal knowledge and strong interpersonal skills.
Manage the diary and practice, including all activities relating to the barrister getting to and from court negotiating fees; Liaise with Chambers’ Finance on invoicing fees; Arranging meetings on behalf of the barrister with the instructing solicitor and client to discuss the case; Market and develop the business to maintain the supply of work; Planning the workload of members of Chambers; Proactively seeking work for Chambers and undertaking other marketing activities, such as holding seminars and hosting events; Be aware of compliance matters as these are the standards and accreditations to which chambers have to adhere. Deliver urgent documents; Make travel and accommodation arrangements for members of Chambers, and carry out general administrative duties.
Chambers offers a combination of salary plus bonus payments directly related to the income of Chambers.
Working hours are typically standard office hours, but Candidates should be prepared to work long and irregular hours on occasions - for instance, in preparation of a major case and for business development events.
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills; Excellent communication and negotiation skills; Commercial awareness; Attention to detail and accuracy; Computer literacy; and The ability to work under pressure.
Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter setting out their interest in joining Chambers to Nenad Vucijak (firstname.lastname@example.org). No telephone enquiries. The deadline for applications is 8 November 2019.