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We are currently looking for an experienced Criminal Clerk to assist Chambers Practice Manager with the daily running of Chambers diary and the billing and collection of fees.

The post is for a three-month period, whilst recruitment is under way to fill the post full time, and will be open from March.


Two years’ experience in clerking, either managing or assisting in managing a daily diary.

Experience in the billing of criminal fees.

Excellent written and oral presentation skills

IT proficient


This is subject to negotiation and is dependent upon experience.

To Apply

Application is by CV and covering letter to christine@9kbw.com

Should applicants require further information please e mail Christine Eadie, christine@9kbw.com or telephone David Carter on 020 7353 9564



We are offering an exciting opportunity to an experienced administrator who will be responsible for the daily administration of Chambers finances, resources and facilities.

The role will also entail providing additional telephone and diary management support to the clerks during holiday or exceptionally busy periods. Training will be provided, if required.

The Administrator will be directly responsible to Chambers Managing Consultant and to Chambers Management Committee and the role will encompass the following;

Financial Management

Weekly BACS payments to members 
Monthly payments to Pupils
Payments of expenses
Payments to all suppliers
Bank reconciliations of Chambers fees account 
Production of regular income and expenditure reports for the Managing Consultant for use by the Management Committee
Ensuring member contributions are made monthly and whenever else required.
VAT returns 
Assist Chambers Consultant in producing annual budgets for approval by the Management Committee
Provision of end of month figures to Chambers Payroll Administrator

Administrative Responsibilities

Management and negotiation of all contracts with external suppliers
Annual recording of receipt of members regulatory renewals; Practicing certificates, Professional Insurance through BMIF CPD Records and Data Protection Certificates
Supplying new Barristers, pupils and staff with all required documentation and equipment.
Assisting the Managing Consultant with Pupillage administration
GDPR compliance including regular review of all Privacy Notices, meeting of destruction deadlines, secure storage and disposal of confidential waste


Management of all Chambers facilities
Contact with the Inn or repair contractors
Point of contact for Chambers’ cleaning operatives
Responsible for the security and insurance of Chambers
Arranging annual Health and Safety and Fire Risk assessments

Minimum Requirements

Excellent IT skills 
Two years previous experience of financial administration in a busy environment.
The ability to work without close supervision and to be able to work closely with Chambers members and staff
Excellent oral and written presentation
Desirable but not essential experience

Previous experience in a set of Chambers or other professional legal service 
Knowledge of MLC case management system and Transpact BACS payments 


£30,000 to £32,000 per annum subject to experience.

To apply please e mail a CV and covering letter to christine@9kbw.com on or before March 10th 2020.