Junior Barristers&; Clerk (1685)

ABC Chambers Solutions
25000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
May 04, 2023
Jun 01, 2023
Trademark Agent
Contract Type
Junior Clerk GBP25,000 plus benefits Our client is the largest specialist Intellectual Property chambers in the United Kingdom. Chambers has 30 barristers, including 12 KCs. Applicants will need to be educated to A level standard (minimum 2 A–levels) or above and be articulate, able to demonstrate initiative and work as a team player. This is a busy and demanding role and the ability to perform accurately under pressure is essential. You will have excellent communication skills, be flexible and have a positive attitude. This is an outstanding opportunity for a college leaver, or graduate, who is seeking to start their career as a Junior Barristers Clerk, or alternatively someone with up to one year s clerking experience. The successful candidate will provide day–to–day support to the Clerks team and Barristers on a range of general office duties. Job purpose: To provide assistance to the Practice Managers in the administration of the clerks' room Main duties: To be responsible to the Chambers Director through the Clerking Team. Duties will involve but may not be limited to: – Taking receipt of incoming documents and deliveries from Reception; liaising with the Junior Clerks in sending out urgent documents/packages. – Transporting papers to and from court for members of Chambers. – Assisting with general IT queries from members of chambers and staffing members – Running errands as and when requested by members of the clerking team, such as dropping off hardcopies of documents to other Chambers – Ensuring the lodging and exchange of skeleton arguments and documents when requested – Responsible for the collection and delivery of post and the collection and delivery of the DX when required – Photocopying and ensuring that the copiers are well stocked and maintained – Maintaining the stock of stationery within Chambers and supply ordering – Preparing authorities bundles as requested, obtaining law reports from various libraries; to be able (with training if necessary) to use case data bases for the purposes of locating case reports; collecting and distributing books and law reports, returning library books to the library and to members of Chambers – Answering telephones and relaying messages – Paying in cheques and other banking duties – Other general office duties as appropriate