ADVOCATES CLERK VACANCY
Salary between £25,000 and £30,000 per annum
(Dependent on experience)
Freemans Solicitors is a well-established and well-regarded Legal 500/Chambers ranked Law firm in WC1 specialising in Commercial and Residential Property, Crime, Wills, Family, Immigration and Civil Litigation.
A vacancy has arisen within our specialist Criminal Department, which has an impressive history of dealing with serious and high profile cases. The department is able to deal with the full range of criminal matters and undertakes motoring work.
The firm have established in-house Advocates and the firm require a Clerk to provide assistance with Diary Management, Clerking services and general assistance to all Fee Earners in the Department. A good typing speed is desirable but not essential.
The role is equivalent to a Barrister’s Clerk post in chambers, but the difference is that the role encompasses some of the activities carried out in Law firms as well as in Barristers’ Chambers.
This is a full time post – 5 days per week, and the candidates must be highly organised and extremely personable individuals, and have sufficient relevant previous experience to be able manage the practices of Advocates within the firm, with a comprehensive knowledge of procedures and listing of cases and awareness of current fee regimes.
At least 5 years relevant clerking experience in Chambers and/or a law firm specialising in crime is essential.
Closing date for applications: Monday 18th February 2019
The position in relation to trainees is set out on our Trainee Solicitor page.
Please note that placements are only available in our Family, Crime and Immigration departments