St John’s Buildings is one of the largest and fastest growing barristers’ Chambers in the country. With sites in four Northern cities, we are able to service work throughout England and Wales on an individual case or contract basis providing expertise in all common law fields.

We are delighted with the results of our 2023 staff engagement survey in which 100% of respondents agreed that they were “Proud to work for St John’s Buildings”, 96% agreed they find their job interesting and challenging, and 85% agreed that they pay and benefits package offered is a good one. You can read more about the survey results here.

We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and operate an equal opportunities approach.

We are always interested to hear from experienced barristers’ clerks who are interested in joining St John’s Buildings. If you are an experienced barristers’ clerk and wish to register your interest in joining the team at St John’s Buildings, please write with your CV to

See our Applicant Privacy Notice and our Policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.

Current vacancies

Human Resources Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Receptionist / Telephonist (Manchester)

Lead Criminal Clerk (Sheffield)