Family Clerking Assistant - Newcastle Chambers

Chambers' rapidly growing Family team has a vacancy for a Clerking Assistant based in Newcastle.

An opportunity has arisen to join a clerking team regularly recognised in the leading legal directories:

"An excellent chambers and clerking service: they are always attentive and can offer a very wide range of expertise." "The clerks are very approachable and user-friendly, readily available and efficient...You really feel you know where you stand with them." 
Chambers & Partners

Working alongside Chambers' experienced Family clerks, the role will involve responsibility for day-to-day administration duties, providing a high level of support to the wider team.

Specific tasks include:

  • Answering phone calls and directing to the correct party, liaising with members, clients and the Courts on a regular basis.
  • Managing shared email inbox.
  • Scanning and filing correspondence.
  • Diary management.
  • Creating and updating case records.
  • Arranging meetings in person, via telephone or video link.
  • Any other duties as required by by the clerking team and barristers.

We are looking for candidates with the following attributes:

  • Strong communicator able to deal with sensitive matters with a high degree of emotional intelligence.
  • Can work well under pressure, and to tight deadlines.
  • Can work effectively as part of a team, and willing to go above and beyond when required.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good eye for process improvement.

Commenting on the role at Trinity, Chambers Director, Tim Harris said:

"This is an excellent opportunity for either an experienced barristers' clerk or administrator to join a well-regarded, thriving and ambitious local business that has increasingly national and indeed international reach. We are looking for a candidate who is very much seeking to develop in the role and become an integral and invaluable member of the clerking team."

The successful candidate will receive:

  • Competitive salary depending on experience.
  • Competitive holiday allowance.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Pension.

To find out more and apply please contact Anne White, Recruitment Consultant or one of her NRG colleagues, here. No agencies please.

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