Junior Barristers' Clerk

ABC Chambers Solutions
19 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a barristers' Chambers based in London that requires a Junior Clerk to provide day-to-day support to the Clerks team on a range of general office duties.

The reward for the hard working and diligent can be advancement to the next step of a rewarding and satisfying career in Practice Management for the Bar.

Applicants will need to be educated to "A" level standard (min. 2 ‘A’ levels) or above and be articulate, able to demonstrate initiative and work as a team player. This is a busy and demanding role and the ability to perform accurately under pressure is essential. You will have excellent I.T. and communication skills, be flexible and have a positive attitude. Principle duties include:

General Clerking Duties:
- Answering incoming telephone calls and directing calls to members of staff when reception is otherwise engaged.
- Management of box and file storage in Chambers and at external sites.
- Collection and delivery of post from DX and by hand deliveries
- Photocopying and bundling.
- Efficient management and distribution of incoming communications, faxes and urgent papers/instructions.
- Lodging of documents, accompanying members to court, delivery of books to and from Court.
- Fixing hearings at Court.
- Entering fees and case data on to the LEX system.

General Office Duties:
- Prepare and frank postage.
- Book couriers.
- Collection and delivery of post from DX.
- Assist finance team with banking.
- Assist with the general upkeep and tidiness of Chambers offices space