Assistant Fees Clerk (part time)

Assistant Fees Clerk (part time)

Job details

Organisation: 25 Bedford Row


Location: London

Salary: £19,000 per annum

Closing date: 19th May 2024

Job description

25 Bedford Row is an established leading set of Chambers, founded in 1975. Our barristers are defence specialists practicing in crime, fraud and regulatory cases. The staff team are experienced and dedicated to providing the highest standard of clerking and administration services to their barristers and for their broad professional client base.

This role of a part time Assistant Fees Clerk is for 3 days a week and the successful applicant will work closely with the Senior Fees Clerk. The position will be based in Chambers at 25 Bedford Row.

SALARY: £19,000 per annum

HOURS: 9am to 6pm with a one hour lunch break (24 hours per week). The 3 days working in Chambers can be negotiated.

LOCATION: 25 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4HD

ANNUAL LEAVE: 20 days plus Bank Holidays (Pro Rata)


  • Strong IT skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and multi-task.
  • Remaining calm under pressure.
  • Flexibility over hours when required.


  • Billing Defence AGFS, processing details of work carried out by barristers onto the LEX system, rendering fee notes and general billing assistance.
  • Ensuring that any relevant finance correspondence, specifically reminder letters, are issued and sent in a timely manner.
  • Monitoring aged debts to ensure that reports are accurate and up to date.
  • Overall fee collection.
  • Covering for the Senior Fees Clerk whilst they are on leave, including processing incoming payments for all members of Chambers and updating the LEX system.


Application Deadline:

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to our Senior Fees Clerk, David Kirton, via email (

We recognise that the specification and skills required for this position may have been attained by prospective candidates from working in roles outside of this profession. This is not a bar to applying for this position, on the job training will be provided.

As a Chambers we are committed to equality of opportunity and to being a diverse and inclusive workplace and so we particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in the profession; these include people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, women, disabled people, and LGBTQI+ people.

We are happy to support with any reasonable adjustments that are needed within our recruitment process.