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Junior Team Assistant

Closing Date: Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Salary: salary band starts at £25,000 plus benefits
Send CV To: mrushton@wilberforce.co.uk

Wilberforce Chambers - Junior Team Assistant

Wilberforce Chambers is recruiting in respect of a vacancy that has arisen within our clerking team. We are a leading set of barristers' chambers based in Lincolns Inn in Central London and currently have 70 members in total - 30 QC's and 40 junior barristers - practising across a wide range of commercial chancery law disciplines. Our clerking structure consists of three teams of four clerks - Team Leader, Team Assistant, Junior Team Assistant and Team Junior Clerk - overseen by the Head Clerk who acts independently of the teams. This vacancy is for the role of Junior Team Assistant.

The Junior Team Assistant role is integral to the efficient and effective functioning of the team and provides first line support to the Team Leader and Team Assistant in all aspects of the management, development and marketing of the practices of the barrister members of the team. The role is an extremely busy and demanding one and will require a wide range of both general academic and inter-personal skills. In addition to this, candidates will be required to demonstrate their practical strengths across the full range of clerking competencies and, with this is mind, we are ideally looking for someone with at least 3-6 years experience in an established clerking or otherwise similar role.

An attractive remuneration package is available for the right candidate. The salary will be dependant on experience and strength of application, with the starting point for the salary band being £25,000 per annum. In addition to salary, the package will include a performance linked bonus, a benefits package and payment of an annual train ticket.

Please note that those wishing to apply for the role will be required to complete a detailed application form.

General enquiries relating to the role can be directed to our Head Clerk, Mark Rushton (mrushton@wilberforce.co.uk) and specific job related information, including copies of the job description and an application form can be found at http://www.wilberforce.co.uk/join/general-recruitment if you would prefer to contact us in writing our address is Wilberforce Chambers, 8 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, London WC2A 3QP.

The closing date for applications will be Wednesday 17th January 2018 and the form should be clearly marked "Junior Team Assistant application".

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