Staff Vacancies

Civil Diary Manager 9 St John Street Chambers


Chambers has a vacancy for a Civil Diary Manager. The successful candidate will be joining a team of four clerks looking after the interests of the Personal Injury and Insurance Fraud Teams.  You will be responsible for assisting in the administration of the court diaries and processing the relevant paperwork for barristers practising in these areas. 

After 12 - 18 months Chambers are looking to develop this role to encompass responsibility for strategic planning and delivery of a dedicated practice group within the team. The successful candidate must have ambition for a challenge. 

Salary will be 25-30k dependent upon experience with 20 days holiday increasing to 25 after five years

Applications in writing with covering letter and CV should be sent to Mr Tony Morrissey, 9 St John Street Manchester M3 4DN or by e-mail to

9 St John Street Chambers is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Closing date for applications is 5.00pm on Friday 11 August 2017

The successful candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with strong organisational skills and strict attention to detail.  The successful candidate must be trustworthy, reliable and able to work under pressure to meet deadlines, whilst demonstrating initiative and effective problem solving abilities.

Clerking experience desirable but not essential.


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