Fees Clerk (Leading Civil Barristers' Chambers – London EC4)

Closing Date:

Tuesday 19th March 2024

Salary:

£32-35k DOE - plus benefits & hybrid working (after probation)

Type:

Permanent

Send CV To:

recruitment@grllegal.com

Apply online:

https://grllegal.com/job/702-fees-clerk-leading-civil-barristers-chambers-london-ec4/

About this Job

Working under the supervision of the Senior Fees Clerk, the Fees Clerk is expected to provide high quality assistance to the Finance Team.

About this Employer

Our client, Serjeants’ Inn Chambers, is a leading civil law Barristers’ Chambers specialising in high-profile medical, police, professional discipline, regulatory, business & specialist crime and public law cases, often involving important legal, ethical and social issues.

Barristers and staff adopt a professional, progressive and friendly approach and the wellbeing of all staff is something Chambers takes seriously.

Person Specification

  • At least 2 to 3 years’ experience in a fees collection role in another Chambers/Law Firm
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including good spoken and written English
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues, barristers, and clients
  • Calm, patient, and flexible approach to work in a very busy environment
  • Work well under pressure with the ability to multi-task
  • Professional attitude and presentation
  • Good organisational skills

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting with an organised approach to Chamber’s fee chasing systems
  • Proactively chasing and reporting of Barristers’ aged debt, including communication thereof
  • Time recording and billing as required
  • Sending fee notes and invoices for all new work billed
  • Prompt follow up of billing queries and requests
  • Billing of legally aided fees including submission of bills/payment on account applications on CCMS (training will be provided)
  • Processing payments on to LEX system
  • Processing payments to online banking system and daily bank reconciliation when required

Professional Qualifications

Good A-level qualifications (including an A*to C grade in Mathematics)