(527) Junior Assistant Practice Manager (2+ years) – Leading Barristers’ Chambers, London WC2

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

Junior Assistant Practice Manager

Leading Barristers’ Chambers (WC2)

Our Client is one of the most prominent sets of barristers’ chambers in the country specialising in all aspects of family law. Its busy team of 20 staff supports 93 barristers. Chambers is based in Holborn in a state-of-the-art building set over six floors of conference rooms and shared offices.

Chambers is recruiting a Junior Assistant Practice Manager to support the clerking team with the day-to-day running of Chambers. The duties are varied and no two days are the same. It is an excellent opportunity for a keen and ambitious Junior Clerk to develop into an Assistant Practice Manager.

Reporting to the Practice Manager, the successful candidate will have two to three years of clerking experience, a natural aptitude for hard work will be a good communicator, and be able to interact with a variety of different personalities. They will have the ability to think quickly, work well under pressure and show initiative, attention to detail, and offer a strong team ethic.


  • Assisting APM and PM with day-to-day diary management.
  • Inputting new client data and case details into LEX, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Overseeing training and development of junior clerks.
  • Answering incoming calls from clients and ensuring they are directed to the appropriate person.
  • Managing significant email traffic efficiently

Personal Specification & Competencies Required:

  • Good spoken and written English
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good team player, flexible, and willing to help
  • Previous experience of working in a professional services environment is desirable but not essential

Qualifications & Experience:

  • BTEC and/or GCSE qualifications (including Maths and English) or degree level
  • 2-3 years of experience in a Chambers or similarly the professional environment

To apply for this position, please forward your CV to exclusively retained consultants GRL Legal LLP (GRL): recruitment@grllegal.com

The closing date for applications is 5 pm on Wednesday 31 August 2022 – early applications are encouraged, and initial interviews with suitable candidates may take place immediately. 

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