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 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

Crime Practice Assistant

Doughty Street is seeking applications for a Crime Practice Assistant to assist in the delivery of a high quality, efficient clerking service to clients and members of Chambers. This role will have a focus on day to day diary planning and liaison with courts, instructing solicitors and counsel.

The crime team consists of a Senior Practice Manager, a Practice Manager, a Senior Practice Assistant, two Practice Assistants, an Aged Debt/ Revenue Control Officer and a Billing Clerk.  The Practice Assistant will be engaged in practice management and client handling and will principally be involved in assisting the Senior Practice Assistant and Practice Manager in diary management, efficient case management, basic fee negotiations and deputising whenever necessary.

This post would be suitable for a candidate with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role, ready to step up to the next level.

Access the full role description here.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter detailing how you are suited to the role and submit to Secretariat/ HR Executive, Isi Onwukwe-Anyadike before 12 noon on 29 January 2021. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Email: i.onwukwe-anyadike@doughtystreet.co.uk

Tel: 020 7404 1313

Civil Team Senior Practice Assistant

Doughty Street is seeking applications for a Civil Team Senior Practice Assistant to assist in the delivery of a high quality, efficient clerking service to clients and members of Chambers. This role is specifically focussed on Inquest & Inquires, Actions against Police & Public Authorises and Media teams. The nature of the work means that this role is are fast paced and often high profile.

Within the civil clerking team there are three practice specific focused areas, each responsible for all aspects of clerking for the areas of practice and the members of Chambers allocated to them. Each team consists of a Practice Manager with support from Practice Assistant and Practice Team Juniors. Three Revenue Controllers will also service the four clerking teams. The Team Assistant will be engaged in practice management and client handling and will be principally involved in assisting the Practice Manager in the efficient case management and clerking administration by the team.

Access the full role description here.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter detailing how you are suited to the role and submit to Secretariat/ HR Executive, Isi Onwukwe-Anyadike before 12 noon on 1 February 2021. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Email: i.onwukwe-anyadike@doughtystreet.co.uk

Tel: 020 7404 1313

Civil Team Practice Assistant

Doughty Street is seeking applications for a Civil Team Practice Assistant to assist in the delivery of a high quality, efficient clerking service to clients and members of Chambers. This role is specifically focussed on the Housing and Social Welfare, Court of Protection, Immigration, Community Health Care practice teams, and the associated Public Law work. The nature of the work means that this role is fast paced and high volume and will have a focus on day to day diary planning and liaison with courts, instructing solicitors and counsel.

Within the civil clerking team there are three practice specific focused areas, each responsible for all aspects of clerking for the areas of practice and the members of Chambers allocated to them. Each team consists of a Practice Manager with support from Practice Assistant and Practice Team Juniors. Three Revenue Controllers will also service the four clerking teams. The Team Assistant will be engaged in practice management and client handling and will be principally involved in assisting the Practice Manager in the efficient case management and clerking administration by the team.

Access the full role description here.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter detailing how you are suited to the role and submit to Secretariat/ HR Executive, Isi Onwukwe-Anyadike before 12 noon on 1 February 2021. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Email: i.onwukwe-anyadike@doughtystreet.co.uk

Tel: 020 7404 1313