STAFF

Chambers’ success depends not only on the ability to attract the best workforce but to foster an environment of excellence, personal development and growth.  We set the bar high whilst working with you to achieve your personal best.

The management team led by our Chief Executive operate an open door policy encouraging transparency and fairness.

Current staff vacancies are advertised on our website and can be found on this page. Where appropriate, vacancies might also be advertised with the Legal Practice Management Association and the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks.

Our aim is to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome all applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

Current Vacancies

Civil Clerking Team Junior

Salary: £25,000 p/a

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 10 January 2020   

Doughty Street Chambers is a multi-disciplinary set of barristers with a truly national and international reputation for excellence, particularly for work involving issues of human rights and civil liberties.  Our team comprises over 150 barristers, many of whom are recognised by the industry directories as leaders in their fields, supported by around 40 staff.  We have offices in London, Manchester, Bristol and The Hague, but our barristers work internationally, undertaking cases on behalf of individuals and companies in proceedings before the UK Courts, the European Court of Human Rights, almost all the international tribunals, overseas courts, and arbitration tribunals.  As well as litigation work our members train judges, prosecutors and investigative agencies  around the world, as well as advising on policy work.

The Civil Clerking Team currently comprises a number of Practice Managers, Senior Practice Assistants, Practice Assistants and Team Junior support, and is now in need of a Civil Clerking Team Junior. The Practice Managers each specialise in specific Practice Areas, however it is expected that the full team has a broad understanding of the breadth of work covered, and all individuals within the full civil team. The Team Junior will be engaged in practice management and client handling and will be principally involved in assisting the Practice Assistant in the efficient case management and clerking administration. The successful Civil Team Junior for this post will be part of the team responsible for supporting the clinical negligence, personal injury, employment and professional discipline teams.

A full job specification is available here and completed applications, which should be by way of CV and covering letter, should be submitted by 5pm on Friday 10 January 2020, to the Head of People & Business Management, Julie Ahadi (j.ahadi@doughtystreet.co.uk) to whom any questions may be addressed.

Regional Business Development Manager

The role of Regional Business Development Manager is to accelerate our national profile, which is a key element of our strategic growth plan. We are looking for someone to generate a greater volume of high quality work for all our barristers from sources predominantly outside of London and develop relationships with solicitors and other referrers of work based outside of London, with a particular emphasis on establishing a regional commitment to work from clients in the North and South West of England.

A full job specification is available here and completed applications, which should be by way of CV and covering letter, should be submitted to our Head of People & Business Management, Julie Ahadi (j.ahadi@doughtystreet.co.uk) to whom any questions may be addressed.