Junior Clerk (Crime)

Salary range: £16,000 – £19,000 per annum depending on experience

Benefits: excellent package including 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), pension scheme, life cover, private healthcare and cash plan.

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic and ambitious junior level barristers’ clerk to join our Criminal Clerking Team based in Manchester City Centre. With over 40 clerking roles in Chambers, we offer excellent career prospects, in a friendly, team-oriented environment.

Ideally we are looking for someone with experience of day-to-day clerking activities including: recording briefs and instructions, checking court listings, diary management, chasing and checking briefs, dealing with telephone enquiries and bookings and working with diary management software, such as MLC or LEX. While experience of clerking criminal practice would be an advantage, we welcome applications from clerks from any practice area.

Essentially the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a professional, client-focused approach, excellent team working and communication skills, strong basic IT skills, high attention to detail, the ability to follow protocols and a genuine interest in a career as a barristers’ clerk.

To apply for the role, please write with completed application and equal opportunities forms by post or email to human.resources@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk.

For an informal discussion about the role, contact Mark Heald on 0161 214 1505.

Download the Junior Clerk job description.

Download and complete the application form.

Download and complete the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form.

Closing Date: we encourage swift applications and will close when we have sufficient applications shortlisted for interview.

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

St Johns Buildings, 24a-28 St John Street, Manchester, M3 4DJ  www.stjohnsbuildings.co.uk