9 Gough Square offers a strong team of specialist family law barristers. We have a reputation as professional, approachable and conscientious practitioners who deliver excellent results. Our Family law barristers offer advice and advocacy in all areas of family practice and regularly appear in the High Court and Court of Appeal as well as the lower courts. As members of a multi-disciplinary set of chambers our expertise is complemented by access to practitioners in other specialisms when our cases involve issues in areas of civil or criminal law.
The team continues to go from strength to strength with a recent inclusion in the Legal 500 as well as being shortlisted for Family Law Set of the Year 2018 by Family Law Awards.
9 Gough Square is seeking to appoint a Family Team Clerk for an exciting and challenging opportunity to be a part of our Family Teams continued growth. The successful applicant will work directly alongside, and report to the Senior Family Clerk in managing a dynamic team of well-regarded family law practitioners.
This position requires good organisational, administrative skills and diary management, coupled with excellent communication abilities. A good telephone manner is essential. Daily tasks for a Family Team clerk are varied and wide ranging, including billing, therefore experience of CCMS is essential.
Between 3-5 years of clerking experience is required.
SALARY, BENEFITS AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS
• This post attracts a salary dependant on experience, plus a range of staff benefits.
• Hours: 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday.
• Holidays: 20 days per annum pro rata (plus bank holidays) increasing 1 day per year to a maximum of 30 following 2 successful years in chambers.
• Interest-free loan for travel card (following successful completion of probation).
HOW TO APPLY
To apply please send your CV and covering letter by email to our Senior Family & Court of Protection Clerk and Managing Civil Clerk, Jaime Brooks (firstname.lastname@example.org). Any queries regarding this position should also be sent to Jaime on the above email.
CLOSING AND INTERVIEW DATES
The closing date for applications is 16:00 on Monday 26th November 2018. Interviews will take place shortly after the application window closes. 9 Gough Square is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination and to encouraging diversity. Applications from ethnic minority and women candidates are welcome. We seek to operate a fair recruitment process.