Competitive plus benefits
Our client, Serjeant’s Inn Chambers, is a leading civil law Barristers’ Chambers specialising in high-profile medical, police, professional discipline, regulatory, business & specialist crime and public law cases, often involving important legal, ethical and social issues.
Barristers and staff adopt a professional, progressive and friendly approach. In the last five years, Serjeants’ Inn has expanded its silk team from 9 to 22 QCs, recruited 28 new tenants and won 27 awards. It was one of the first sets to be awarded the Bar Council’s Certificate for Excellence in Well-Being and Legal Cheek’s independent review, notes that, “Members here work on real issues, affecting real people in the most fundamental of ways, meaning there is never a dull moment”.
Members of its award-winning staff team play a vital part in the success of the set and Chambers is seeking a bright, highly motivated individual to join as a Junior Administrator. Chambers has an excellent record of developing its staff and promoting from within.
- Management of facilities and infrastructure and maintenance of building and equipment
- Administration of pupillage recruitment process
- Administration of professional indemnity insurance, top-up insurance, practising certificates
- CRM system (LEX) maintenance and administration
- HR administration including record keeping of holiday/sickness/absences
- Monitoring and reporting on switchboard and email traffic
- Administration of online library and other Chambers resources
- Pro-active organisation of confidential destruction or return of redundant case papers.
- Provision of support as necessary in relation to video- and audio-conferencing; and
- Ad-hoc project work and other administrative tasks as required by the SMT
The person specification
A successful candidate is likely to have strong communication and organisational skills along with:
- A willingness to learn and an excellent manner with colleagues, clients and contacts;
- A calm and cheerful approach, even under pressure and an ability to adapt and prioritise competing demands in a busy and changing workload;
- An attention to detail and the ability to process data accurately;
- Integrity, with an absolute commitment to confidentiality;
- A good understanding of equality and diversity principles;
- The ability to work with multiple stakeholders;
- Experience of the Microsoft Office and experience of LEX or MLC, although training will be provided if required.
Successful applicants are likely to have been educated at degree-level, but Chambers will also consider candidates who can demonstrate at interview that they have the necessary skills and approach to make a success of the role. Knowledge or experience of the legal profession would be helpful but is not a pre-requisite.
This is an urgent instruction and the closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 14th January 2022.