(737) Senior Civil and Family Barristers’ Clerk – Leading Barristers’ Chambers (Leeds)

Role Categories: Professional Support
Role Types: Full Time
Role Locations: Yorkshire and the Humber

Circa £40-£42k plus bonus and benefits

Flexible/hybrid working offered

Our client is a leading set of Barristers’ Chambers based in Leeds, specialising in Criminal, Civil, Family, Regulatory and Public Law. Chambers has 45 members, including 14 KC’s. Members are recognised by the leading legal directories for their skilled advocacy and the delivery of rigorous advice and representation.

Chambers is now seeking a hardworking and pro-active individual to manage its Civil and Family Clerking functions. The role works closely with the Senior Clerk and colleagues to ensure the smooth running of Chambers, appropriate support for members and their practices, as well as delivering a highly efficient service to Chambers’ clients, partner agencies and external stakeholders. The role is supported by a more junior colleague.

Our client welcomes applications from those already working as clerks or practice managers in suitable Chambers who possess the appropriate levels of experience and requisite skills to manage and promote individual members’ practices, the civil and family teams, and Chambers and its interests. Those working in similarly fast-paced environments with transferable skills and experiences seeking to change career or transfer in to a demanding and rewarding environment are also encouraged to apply.

The Role will include:

  • Day-to-day practice and diary management
  • Business development, marketing, client care and liaison
  • Play an active role in the development of new and existing business
  • Negotiating and agree fees for appropriate cases
  • Management and development of more junior colleagues

The successful candidate will:

  • Be confident and capable of influencing others at all levels
  • Be highly organised with strong interpersonal skills, written and oral communication
  • Possess high attention to detail
  • Possess a positive and professional attitude and approach
  • Be a team player capable of supporting and developing others

To apply for this position, please forward a CV, which clearly outlines your suitability to exclusively retained consultants, GRL Legal.

To discuss this role please contact Matthew Curness: mcurness@grllegal.com or Becky Murphy bmurphy@grllegal.com

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 23rd July 2024 – initial discussions with suitable applicants will be taking place immediately, with formal interviews scheduled before the end of July.

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for more information, please contact:

Paul Reece

Director of Business Development


Matt Curness

Director of Recruitment


Becky Murphy 

Recruitment Executive 


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