(541) Legal Library/e-Library Manager (Part-Time 24 hrs pw) – Leading Commercial Barristers’ Chambers

Role Categories: Professional Support
Role Types: Full Time
Role Locations: London (Greater)
£26-28k (actual) plus generous benefits package

Our client, Essex Court Chambers is a ‘Magic Circle’ Barristers’ Chambers, based in impressive offices in London WC2. Chambers has an outstanding reputation in each of its core practice areas, commercial and financial litigation, arbitration, public law and public international law and associated sub practice areas.

Its 103 barristers, including 48 King’s Counsel (‘Silks’), receive consistent tier 1 rankings in the leading legal directories for its advisory and advocacy expertise in each of its specialist practice areas for domestic and international clients.

Chambers now seeks to appoint a highly suitable individual to the position of Legal Library/e-Library Manager to join its first-class support team. The Legal Library/e-Library Manager will provide in-house Library services support to “Members of Chambers” (Barristers), they will also be responsible for preparing and monitoring its annual budget.

The Role – Reporting to the Operations Manager and working closely with the Barristers and Barristers’ Clerks, duties will include.

  • Day-to-day management of Chambers legal publications.
  • Budgetary management, annual financial reporting
  • Legal authority research including online subscriptions
  • Liaising with publishers/suppliers’ representatives on new publications
  • Identifying new publications for acquisition
  • Updating ‘loose-leaf’ publications
  • Managing annual subscriptions

The Person

The successful candidate will ideally have experience in working with (or having used) legal publications such as Lexis/Nexis and Justis. Relevant experience gained in another Chambers, or a similar legal or professional services environment would be an advantage. They will be very personable, highly organised, efficient, focussed and a pro-active multitasker, with excellent communication both in writing and in person.

This Part-Time role is offered with an attractive salary and excellent benefits package, commensurate with the seniority of the position. Hours can be worked flexibly during the week and differ each week to suit.

A generous salary of £26-28k actual (equivalent to £46,500 full time) is offered, plus generous benefits and holiday entitlement. Some hybrid working is offered by agreement.

Essex Court Chambers is an equal opportunities employer

For a full JD or to apply for this position, please forward your CV, which will set out your suitability to exclusively retained consultants GRL Legal LLP (GRL).

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 4 November 2022.  Early applications are encouraged and initial interviews with suitable candidates will take place immediately

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