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Senior Clerk - Leading Chambers (London)

Closing Date: Saturday, 23 June 2018
Salary: £commensurate with seniority of the role
Send CV To: recruitment@grllegal.com

Senior Clerk – Leading Chambers (London) 

My client is a leading barristers’ chambers with over 60 tenants. Members of chambers practise in all areas of family and related law, including private and public children law, financial and property proceedings associated with marriage or partnership breakdown, court of protection, international movement of children, alternative families and human rights law.

Chambers prides itself on being a tolerant, inclusive and progressive set and these values are at the core of their ethos. Chambers maintains flexible working which allows for diversity and inclusion and the members focus on delivering a client-centred, forensic and understanding approach.

Chambers is now seeking to appoint a highly suitable candidate to the role of Senior Clerk.  

Working closely with the Chambers Director, Executive Board and members of chambers, this senior leadership role will:

  • Manage, develop and ensure the continuity of a highly professional clerking and practice management function.
  • Play an active and hands on role in the on-going management and development of members’ practices, including detailed planning and support.
  • Assist with the creation and implementation of innovative business development and marketing strategies, including significant face to face client interaction.
  • Review and where necessary implement significant change to processes and systems.
  • Actively support and encourage the development of the clerking and staffing teams, training and mentoring others accordingly
  • Lead on the creation of a culture of open communication and one in which the sharing of ideas and information is actively encouraged

Suitable candidates will have a strong track record of managing change in a chambers, legal or professional services role. They will have demonstrable leadership and development skills aligned to excellent communication and interpersonal skills and will be accomplished at building professional relationships capable of delivering business.

This is an exciting period of change and growth for Chambers and the Bar and the candidate requires significant drive and enthusiasm.  It is important that all members of staff share chambers’ commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Please note family law experience and knowledge is not required.  

An attractive remuneration package is offered, which is commensurate with the seniority of the role. A detailed job description is available upon request.

For a confidential discussion about this position please contact exclusively retained consultants GRL Legal LLP:

Paul Reece – preece@grllegal.com - 07877 233566 - Matt Curness – mcurness@grllegal.com – 07776 235906

To apply, please forward your CV with a letter outlining your suitability for the role to: recruitment@grllegal.com

Closing date for applications is 5 pm on Friday 22nd June 2018 - early applications are encouraged. 

All direct or third party applications will be forwarded to GRL Legal LLP

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