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Criminal Practice Assistant

Closing Date: Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Salary: £24-27K depending on experience
Send CV To: o.scott@doughtystreet.co.uk

Doughty Street Chambers is home to leading specialist barristers who advise and appear as advocates for clients in courts and tribunals around the world. We practise in crime, civil law, public and administrative law, international law, mediation, and arbitration, frequently in cases invoking issues of human rights and civil liberties. Striving for access to justice, professionalism and excellence is the driving force behind everything we do.

Summary of Role:

The crime team consists of a Senior Practice Manager, a Practice Manager, two Senior Practice Assistants, a Practice Assistant and a Practice Junior.  The Practice Assistant will be engaged in practice management and client handling and will principally be involved in assisting the Practice Manager in diary management, efficient case management, basic fee negotiations and deputising for the Senior Practice Assistant whenever necessary.

This post would be suitable for a candidate with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role, ready to step up to the next level.

A full job description is available on the Doughty Street Chambers website here: https://www.doughtystreet.co.uk/join-us/staff 

To apply, please send your CV along with a covering letter highlighting where your skills and experience match our requirements to Olivia Scott at o.scott@doughtystreet.co.uk, by 12 noon on Wednesday 17th October. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered. Should you have any queries regarding the role, please contact Olivia on 020 7404 1313. 

We are particularly keen to encourage applications from women and ethnic minority candidates.

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