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We are working with a number of leading sets of Barristers Chambers in London, with exciting opportunities to join their sets as a Junior, or Starter Clerk.

These exciting, entry-level positions will suit those who have just finished their education, whether that be sixth form, college or university and be looking for their first position in a legal, professional services environment. As a Starter Clerk, you will assist the clerking team in providing an effective and efficient practice management service to all members of chambers.

Duties:

· Assisting the more senior clerks in the conduct of their duties and the general administration of Chambers

· Organising the distribution of the post and DX each morning

· Taking post to the post office daily. Likewise with the DX

· Delivering by hand, mail for members of chambers in the local area

· Delivering skeleton arguments and authorities bundles to courts and other chambers. Lodging documents using CE-File.

· Taking documents to and from various courts and solicitor offices

· Organising papers throughout chambers

· Organising papers etc for offsite storage. Liaising with the shredding company and keeping the cellars in good order

· Updating records on Lex

· Organising internal and external storage areas and assisting with keeping a list of all documents stored

· Photocopying and scanning/ printing of documents

· Keeping all photocopiers and printers filled with paper in all areas. Daily check of all barrister floors and staff areas for paper, jams, toner, stationery supplies

· Obtaining and compiling bundles of authorities / research on electronic subscriptions and at libraries / on website

· Checking the Court List daily and informing personnel in relation to court listings and appointments

· Undertaking personal duties for members of chambers when time allows

· Assisting with the set-up of conference rooms

· Assist with making refreshments for meetings

· Ensuring that all members have the correct robes and when necessary organise laundry and dry cleaning

· Clearing conference rooms and returning papers to barrister rooms

· Assist the Clerks’ room as directed

· Ordering and collecting lunches etc

· Managing the books in Chambers including keeping accurate records of books owned. Collating and organising of the binding of book parts

· Paying in cheques and dealing with petty cash as necessary

· Booking couriers, taxis etc

· Any other duties as directed

 

£23000 – £25000/annumAnnum

 

Full TimePermanent

 

 

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.