Starter Clerks, London

Last update 2024-03-03
Expires 2024-04-03
ID #2010383625
Starter Clerks, London
United Kingdom, London, London,
Modified January 30, 2024


We are working with a number of leading sets of Barristers Chambers in London, with exciting opportunities to join their sets as a Junior, or Starter Clerk.

These exciting, entry-level positions will suit those who have just finished their education, whether that be sixth form, college or university and be looking for their first position in a legal, professional services environment.

As a Starter Clerk, you will assist the clerking team in providing an effective and efficient practice management service to all members of chambers.

Successful candidates will be highly motivated, effective under pressure and demonstrate excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

These starter roles provide the platform for a career as a Barristers' Clerk, a profession which offers huge potential for those seeking long-term professional and personal development.

Duties: · Assisting the more senior clerks in the conduct of their duties and the general administration of Chambers · Organising the distribution of the post and DX each morning · Taking post to the post office daily.

Likewise with the DX · Delivering by hand, mail for members of chambers in the local area · Delivering skeleton arguments and authorities bundles to courts and other chambers.

Lodging documents using CE-File.

· Taking documents to and from various courts and solicitor offices · Organising papers throughout chambers · Organising papers etc for offsite storage.

Liaising with the shredding company and keeping the cellars in good order · Updating records on Lex · Organising internal and external storage areas and assisting with keeping a list of all documents stored · Photocopying and scanning/ printing of documents · Keeping all photocopiers and printers filled with paper in all areas.

Daily check of all barrister floors and staff areas for paper, jams, toner, stationery supplies · Obtaining and compiling bundles of authorities / research on electronic subscriptions and at libraries / on website · Checking the Court List daily and informing personnel in relation to court listings and appointments · Undertaking personal duties for members of chambers when time allows · Assisting with the set-up of conference rooms · Assist with making refreshments for meetings · Ensuring that all members have the correct robes and when necessary organise laundry and dry cleaning · Clearing conference rooms and returning papers to barrister rooms · Assist the Clerks room as directed · Ordering and collecting lunches etc · Managing the books in Chambers including keeping accurate records of books owned.

Collating and organising of the binding of book parts · Paying in cheques and dealing with petty cash as necessary · Booking couriers, taxis etc · Any other duties as directed

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Starter clerks

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