Staff Vacancies

Team Leader’s Assistant

Old Square Chambers has a reputation for delivering excellence. Our members specialise predominantly in employment, personal injury, clinical negligence and professional regulatory and discipline, together with additional civil specialisms.

Reporting to the Team Leaders, working closely with colleagues, members of Chambers and clients, the successful individual is required to play a significant role in the effective day to day clerking and on-going development of members’ practices. They will also be very active in the delivery of Chambers’ marketing and business development initiatives.

The Person

Ideally with a minimum of 18 months experience, suitable candidates will possess outstanding administrative skills, be able to meet competing deadlines, be articulate and have a proactive approach to everything they do.  They must also be able to work within a team environment and be able to deliver the role with a flexible approach. 

The Role

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Booking in work accurately on the LEX Management System, including forward planning, troubleshooting and recording of information
  • Liaising closely with Solicitors and clients, building strong professional relationships
  • Negotiating and agreeing fees
  • Fielding calls and deputising for more senior colleagues
  • Active involvement in the promotion of Chambers and its members
  • Diary and practice management
  • Participation in business development activities, which will include travelling within the UK
  • Supervising and training the junior clerks.

 

A competitive salary is offered subject to experience, with a generous bonus and benefits package, including healthcare and pension contributions.

To apply for this position, please forward a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, together with your CV to our Chambers Director, Sarah Earl, at searl@oldsquare.co.uk.  

To discuss this role, please contact Graham Smith, Deputy Senior Clerk, or William Meade, Senior Clerk, on 0207 269 0300, gsmith@oldsquare.co.uk or wmeade@oldsquare.co.uk.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 12th February 2020.

 

Chambers is fully committed to the principles of equality and diversity and all recruitment activities comply with the Bar Standards Board’s Fair Recruitment Rules.

 

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