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.

Current Vacancies

Civil Practice Manager

We are seeking to appoint a Civil Practice Manager in our busy Civil Clerking team headed by Sian Wilkins. The successful candidate will be someone with at least 5 years’ experience at a similar level. You will be someone with an excellent understanding of practice development, preferably have experience in clerking Inquests and Actions Against Police, with good people skills and a good track record in motivating and developing junior team members.

The full job description can be found here.

If you would like to discuss the above role further, please contact Mia Hakl-Law at

To apply, please send a CV along with a covering letter to Olivia Scott at by 12 noon on Friday 30th November. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Personal Assistant/Researcher to Edward Fitzgerald QC

Edward Fitzgerald QC is the Joint Head of Doughty Street Chambers and is a leading practitioner in extradition, criminal law, human rights and international criminal law. He is looking for a PA/Researcher to start on 10th December 2018. The role is offered on a full time, self-employed basis at £33,000-36,000 depending on experience, with generous holidays.

The post would suit someone who has completed a law degree or similar training. Edward would ideally like someone to fill the role for a year or longer.

The post holder is expected to assist with preparation of cases, which will include legal research, production of bundles and liaising with instructing solicitors and junior counsel and Mr Fitzgerald’s clerks.

You will also be expected to deal with Mr Fitzgerald’s personal finance as well as assist with providing documents for internal meetings.

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to Laura Pankhurst at by 19th November 2018. Interviews will take place in the week commencing 3rd December 2018, with the job to begin on the 10th December 2018. The handover period will be 10th - 19th December.

If you require any more information about the post please contact Laura Pankhurst on the above email address.