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Organisation: Leading Common Law Barristers’ Chambers – All Applications to GRL Legal


Location: Leeds

Salary: Salary – negotiable

Closing date: 3rd June 2024

Our client, is a leading set of Barristers’ Chambers based in the north of England, specialising in Civil, Family and Criminal law. Chambers has 107 Barristers including 10 KC’s. Members are recognised by the leading legal directories for their skilled advocacy and the delivery of rigorous advice and representation.

Chambers is now seeking a hard working and pro-active individual to join its Clerking Team in Leeds. The role works closely with the designated Lead Clerk and other colleagues to ensure the smooth running of Chambers, appropriate support for members and their practices, as well as delivering a highly efficient service to a broad range of Chambers’ clients, partner agencies and external stakeholders.

To secure the most appropriate person, Chambers has an open approach as to the level of experience required and welcomes applications from those already working as clerks/practice managers, those working in similarly fast-paced environments with transferable skills and those wanting to begin a career in a demanding and rewarding environment.

The Role – Core duties will include, training and development provided where required:

  • Assisting with the overall practice and diary management
  • Allocate hearings and conferences to appropriate counsel
  • Quoting and agreeing members’ fees for appropriate cases
  • Liaising with courts and solicitors, including both oral and written correspondence
  • Business development, marketing, client care and liaison

The successful candidate will:

  • Be highly organised with strong interpersonal skills
  • Offer excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Possess high attention to detail
  • Possess a professional application and attitude
  • Be a team player capable of supporting other members of the team

To apply for this position, please forward a CV, which clearly outlines your suitability to exclusively retained consultants, GRL Legal at

To discuss this role please contact Matthew Curness: or Becky Murphy

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 3rd June 2024 – initial interviews for suitable applicants will be taking place immediately.