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.

Doughty Street Chambers is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We are particularly keen to encourage applications from women and ethnic minority candidates.

Current Vacancies

Secretariat for Chambers

Salary: £25-35,000 p/a (dependent upon experience)

Closing date: 5:00pm, Friday 29th November 2019   

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.

Based in London, a new role has arisen at Doughty Street to provide secretariat and administrative support to the Management Board, Heads of Teams, Committees and CEO, to help ensure the smooth functioning of Chambers. We are looking for someone with experience in a similar role, with excellent organisational skills and the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to influence and communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders at a senior level is also crucial.

A full job specification is available here and completed applications, which should be by way of CV and covering letter, should be submitted by 5:00pm on Friday 29th November 2019, to our Head of People & Business Management, Julie Ahadi (j.ahadi@doughtystreet.co.uk) to whom any questions may be addressed.


Junior Receptionist 

Salary: £22,493

Closing date: 5:00pm, Friday 22nd November 2019

The role of Junior Receptionist is to ensure clients (internal and external) experience the highest possible standard of customer care and contribute to the smooth running of the front of house service by providing flexible support to the Reception Team.

A full job specification is available here and completed applications, which should be by way of CV and covering letter, should be submitted by 5:00pm on Friday 22nd November 2019, to our 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 by 5:00pm on Friday 15 November 2019, to our Head of People & Business Management, Julie Ahadi (j.ahadi@doughtystreet.co.uk) to whom any questions may be addressed.