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.
To assist in the delivery of a high quality, efficient clerking service to clients and members of Chambers.
This is an entry level position and would suit a wide range of candidates seeking to embark on a career in the legal sector, from school leavers to recent law graduates. There are plenty of opportunities for progression within the team for the right candidate.
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 Junior will be engaged in practice management and client handling and will principally be involved in assisting the Practice Manager in the efficient case management and clerking administration and deputising for the Practice Assistant whenever necessary.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 Scott on 020 7404 1313.
We are particularly keen to encourage applications from women and ethnic minority candidates