Junior Clerk

Junior Clerk

Job details

Organisation: 25 Bedford Row

Website: https://www.25bedfordrow.com

Location: London

Salary: £25,000

Closing date: 29th December 2023

Job description


  • Answering telephones: take incoming calls, ascertain query, deal with (if appropriate) or forward call.
  • General office duties (dealing with incoming post and other documents, photocopying/scanning requests, running errands for Members of Chambers, organising the distribution of papers to etc.).
  • Updating electronic records and files with full detail and accuracy (training of Chambers’ systems will be given).
  • Taking direction and instruction from senior members of staff.


  • Good interpersonal and customer facing skills (in person and via telephone).
  • Ability to learn and implement Chambers’ procedures whilst working under own initiative and /or as part of a team.
  • Ability to produce accurate written communications to a high standard.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail with the ability to prioritise tasks as part of a pressurised workload.
  • As a Chambers we are committed to being fair and inclusive and a workplace where all our staff feel welcome and belong, we expect all our members of staff to uphold this ethos.

HOURS:   9am to 6pm, Mondays to Fridays, with a one-hour lunch break (40 hours per week)

LOCATION:  25 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4HD

HOLIDAYS:   20 days, plus Bank Holidays


To apply, please email your cover letter and CV to Varuna Askoolum, Administration Manager, at vaskoolum@25bedfordrow.com by 9am on 29 December 2023.

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.