(506) Administrative Clerk – Leading Crime and Regulatory Chambers c£24k

Role Categories: Professional Support
Role Types: Full Time
Role Locations: London (Greater)

Administrative Clerk

Leading Crime and Regulatory Chambers

c£24,000

Our client, one of London’s leading Criminal and Regulatory law Chambers, with 72 Barrister members (including 11 QCs) is seeking to recruit an outstanding individual for the newly created position of Administrative Clerk. This dual role will assist the business generally across its Clerking and Administrative support functions.

Duties

Working under the day-to-day supervision of the Chambers Director and the senior clerking team, the Administrative Clerk is expected to provide daily support to the clerking team responsible for the members of the crime and regulatory teams. This is a very busy team; this role is integral to the efficient and effective management of members’ diaries and fees.

Clerks’ Room

  • Managing email and phone enquiries from barristers, solicitors, and other clients, including on occasion members of the public.
  • Managing and actioning emails received into personal in-box and dedicated criminal team in-box.
  • Liaising with courts to support diary and case management
  • Accurate updating of case records, in support of the fees team and billing procedures
  • Greeting clients, organising refreshments, and managing the conference room diary
  • Assisting the main clerking team with general duties, including other practice areas.
  • Ensuring all deadlines relevant to the role are met and workloads are prioritised effectively.

Office Administration

  • Managing stationery & kitchen supplies
  • Assist with Chambers’ marketing and events functions as and when required
  • Responsible for the Chambers website and social media management.
  • Timely and accurate distribution, collection, packaging, and dispatch of all mail, DX & couriers.
  • Printing and photocopying of all work-related documents, including photocopying of authorities and bundles of documents for Court.
  • Management of shared files and other stored data.

General Duties

  • Ensuring Audio Visual & IT equipment is working, liaising with IT support teams when required.
  • Providing general assistance to Chambers’ Practice Management and Administration Teams as and when required, and undertaking any task reasonably expected in the absence of a more senior colleague.

Person Specification

Essential

  • Educated to A Level or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite, including Excel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including excellent spoken and written English
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues, members of Chambers and professional clients
  • The role requires versatility, patience, and significant attention to detail.
  • Professional attitude and presentation, especially when representing Chambers externally
  • Keen to develop both personally and professionally

Desirable

  • Degree or equivalent
  • Potential to develop and take on more senior responsibilities quickly (as appropriate)
  • Client (Customer) focused – understands what this means and uses initiative to meet the needs and expectations of members, clients, and prospective clients.
  • Previous Chambers or Administration experience

Early applications are encouraged and initial interviews for suitable candidates will take place immediately.

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