Junior Barristers' Clerk Fleet Street United Kingdom

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Our client is one of the leading sets of Barristers’ Chambers in the UK and a member of the bar magic circle. They have an international reputation in Commercial, EU/Competition and Public Law, with over 100 members, including 47 QCs.

Chambers is seeking a Junior Clerk to contribute to the smooth and efficient running of the clerks’ room. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious recent sixth form/university leaver, looking to work for one of the leading commercial chambers and pave a successful career in clerking for themselves.

Clerking

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Timetabling and undertaking the preparation, delivery and collection of bundles for court;

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Distribute post received and rank external post;

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Provide a proactive, dynamic and efficient service to all members of Chambers, solicitors and

other professional clients at all times;

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Support the Clerks table and work collaboratively with other staff;

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Occasional data entry on the Bar Squared (LEX) management system and the generation of

reports from this system as directed;

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Ensure compliance with GDPR by arranging prompt and secure shredding of chambers

documents.

Business Development

• Occasionally provide support at Chambers' events. i.e. setting up for events including moving furniture.

Facilities & Administration

• To support the Facilities Manager in ensuring the smooth running of Chambers. This includes covering reception when required; running errands; ensuring all photocopiers are stocked with paper and toner; water coolers are regularly replenished, and light bulbs replaced and any other duties as directed.

General Responsibilities

• Provide and maintain a first class, courteous and professional service at all times;
• To maintain absolute confidentiality over all matters learnt as a result of employment in

Chambers.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

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Min 5 GCSEs including Maths & English (grade C or 4 and above)

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3 A levels or equivalent Desirable

• Degree

Experience & Knowledge

Desirable

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Experience of working in an office environment;

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Experience of providing customer service;

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Clerking experience would be desirable but is not an absolute

requirement.

Skills / competencies

Essential

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Good MS Office skills i.e. Outlook, Excel and Word.

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IT literate, able to learn new systems;

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Organised and proactive;

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Good verbal and written communication skills;

Personal qualities

Essential

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Be enthusiastic and keen to develop;

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Excellent interpersonal skills;

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Be smartly presented at all times.

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Problem solver;

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Able to work flexibly and be a team player.

Our client welcomes applications from individuals with protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

For all enquiries please contact:

ABC Chambers Solutions LLP – (phone number removed) The Cursitor Building, 38 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1EN

To apply for this role please contact one of the team for a confidential discussion

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