Junior Clerk

Junior Clerk

Job details

Organisation: 2 Temple Gardens

Website: https://www.2tg.co.uk/

Location: London

Salary: Competitive Salary

Closing date: 12th January 2024

Job description

Are you interested in a career in law outside of traditional legal practice? If so, a career as a Barristers’ Clerk may be for you. This role is an ideal opportunity for someone interested in working in an administrative capacity in the legal sector in a vital role supporting the practice of barristers.

As a barristers clerk, you will be crucial in the effective management and administration of our barristers practices enhancing and developing their careers as well as your own. We’re looking for an ambitious and driven candidate to join our team, on the job training will be provided.

This is a fast paced and varied role which will include dealing with enquiries from members of chambers & clients and diary management.

2TG is a leading Civil and Commercial set of chambers comprising on 60 barristers (including 16 KC’s) with a strong reputation in each of its core areas of practice. Chambers are seeking to appoint a Junior Clerk to join our team.

This is a starter level position and is ideal for someone looking to commence a career in chambers.

Person Specification:

  • Keen to learn with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually
  • Well-presented

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Photocopying and printing
  • Delivering papers to/from court
  • Lodging skeleton arguments and authorities with courts and tribunals
  • Researching authorities and collating bundles in both hard copy and electronic format
  • Reviewing and actioning emails
  • Administration tasks including DX, post and stationery monitoring
  • Working as part of the Junior Clerking Team to provide an efficient service to members of chambers
  • Dealing with day-to-day enquiries and develop an understanding of the requirements of the role within chambers

Permanent Position
Location: Temple, London, EC4
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 hours per day including 1-hour lunch
Holidays: 25 days per annum (plus bank holidays)

To apply, please forward your covering letter and CV to, Leanne Taylor, Deputy Senior Clerk, (ltaylor@2tg.co.uk)

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 12 January 2024 and early applications are encouraged.

2TG is an equal opportunities employer and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community.