New clerking opportunity at 9 Park Place

20 JANUARY 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our clerking team at 9 Park Place.

The role is permanent, for a 40 hour week.

The starting salary is in a range between £25,000 and £30,000. For more information please see below.

9 Park Place Chambers has been established for over seventy years in central Cardiff and is a dynamic mixed set of civil, criminal and family law specialist barristers. We are regarded as a leading set by Chambers UK and The Legal 500, which nominated us for its Regional Chambers of the Year award in 2017, 2018 and 2019.  We were delighted to win Chambers of The Year in the Wales Legal Awards in 2019.

We are now looking for an Assistant Team Clerk to assist the Family Team Clerk and the Senior Clerk with a view to providing a dedicated clerking resource to the family team, chambers and our professional clients based across the UK.

Attributes and skills required: You will need to be able to demonstrate your experience, gained in a current or recent role within a legal services environment, with knowledge of family law procedure through the court system being desirable. The role will require a candidate who has a mature approach to problem-solving, excellent negotiation and communication skills, efficient and effective diary and time-management, accuracy, sound judgment, patience and enthusiasm. Welsh speakers welcomed.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

    • Diary and Case Management for members of the family team (training will be provided);
    • Fees work – negotiating fees and operating our billing systems and recording fees for work done for the Family Team (training will be provided);
    • Assisting with all aspects of Practice Management for the Family Team and ad hoc assistance to the Senior Clerk as required.

Start Date:                                                          ASAP 

Please submit all applications to:     

We regret that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

9 Park Place Chambers is an Equal Opportunity Employer