Fees Clerk (Credit Control)
Leading Barristers’ Chambers – Birmingham
Up to £25k plus benefits
Our client is a leading set of Common Law Barristers’ Chambers with offices in Birmingham, Oxford, London, and Maidstone. Chambers’ members and staff are recognised for the quality of services they provide and for their commitment to clients and client service. Chambers is now seeking a suitable individual for the role of Fees Clerk. This important role works closely with the CEO and other fees clerks to provide financial, administrative, and organisational support to Chambers and its Members.
Suitable candidates should ideally be educated to A Level standard or above and be comfortable working in a busy professional services environment. They should have a keen interest in finance and administration and some experience in these areas is preferred although full training will be provided where necessary. They must be highly organised, numerate, and articulate and be able to prioritise effectively to meet competing deadlines. They will also be a strong communicator who is comfortable working alone or as part of high-performing teams.
Individuals will need to demonstrate an ability to perform in the following areas:
- Preparing and submitting Legal Aid Claims for the Criminal and Family Teams.
- Chasing all relevant paperwork from Members and Clients to ensure smooth and timely operation of processes.
- Dealing effectively paying off fees received through Chambers’ case management system.
- Reconciling bank accounts and preparing the payment of fees to Members.
- Assisting with the chasing of outstanding fees and appealing fees decisions, when required.
- Dealing with telephone and electronic enquiries effectively and efficiently.
To apply for this position, please forward your CV to exclusively retained consultants GRL Legal LLP (GRL): email@example.com
The closing date for applications is 5 pm on Friday 27th August 2022 – early applications are encouraged, and initial interviews with suitable candidates may take place immediately.