Senior Administrator - Leading Barristers’ Chambers - London

Closing Date:

Wednesday 15th November 2023


£60000 plus bonus and benefits



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About this Job

Working within an established and dynamic team, this important role will drive and improve the efficient operation of Chambers’ business, managing and delivering a broad range of functions, often with competing deadlines. To deliver this successfully requires a multi-skilled individual capable of demonstrating leadership and personal initiative.

About this Employer

Our client, 2 Hare Court, is recognised both nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading Barristers’ Chambers, specialising in Criminal Defense, Private Prosecution, Public Prosecution, Fraud, Health & Safety, Professional Discipline, Tax, Sports Law and other related fields. The set is renowned for its high-quality advice, advocacy and client service.

Person Specification

  • Experience of accounting requirements
  • Ideally a minimum of 7-10+ years relevant experience within barristers’ chambers, legal professional services or similarly fast paced environment
  • Exceptional communication skills – spoken and written, capable of influencing a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to put new systems in place to drive and improve efficiency
  • Independent and pro-active worker also capable of working well in a team environment

Key Responsibilities

  • Payroll (Sage) for all staff members including year end reporting and assisting accountants with any necessary reports
  • Negotiating and liaising with all contractors on terms of engagement
  • Point of contact and lead for all compliance matters
  • Management of all IT contracts
  • Line management of Receptionist & temporary receptionist
  • Overseeing the efficient operation and management of Chambers’ premises and operations