Junior Clerk, Crime (Sheffield)

Salary range: £23,800 – £25,000 (Level 1 of 5-step Job Family)

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:30pm (1-hour lunch)

Holidays: 25 per year plus Bank Holidays (rising with length of service)

Benefits: contributory pension scheme, private healthcare and cash plan, group life policy

This is an opportunity to join our criminal clerking team in Sheffield at the entry/training level as a Junior Clerk. We have a 5-step career progression framework for our clerks and seek applications from people looking for a long-term career opportunity supporting barristers with their careers and helping to run a busy and professionally managed barristers’ Chambers.

Working with teams across our four sites, you will play a vital role in delivering a smooth and comprehensive clerking service to our members, including: diary management (ensuring the fair allocation of work), recording of briefs and instructions, checking court & tribunal listings, negotiating fees and dealing with email and telephone bookings and enquiries from clients.

Ideally, you will have some experience of office work from a comparative administrative role in a legal or professional services environment.

Essentially, you’ll need to be able to demonstrate strong written and spoken communication skills, high attention to detail, organisational skills, the ability to provide excellent client care and a friendly, approachable and flexible manner in working together with colleagues and members. An interest in developing a long-term career as a barristers’ clerk is also essential.

In return we offer a friendly and sociable team environment, a competitive salary and benefits package and, with over 40 clerking roles across our four sites, excellent opportunities for peer support and career development.

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If you would like to discuss the role, please contact Tim Booth, Senior Clerk for Sheffield on 0114 2738951.

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. We particularly encourage applications from candidates from a minority ethnic background, who are currently under-represented amongst our staff.