Staff Vacancies

Junior Criminal/Family Clerk 9 St John Street Chambers


9 St. John Street Chambers has a vacancy for a Junior Criminal / Family Clerk.

The successful candidate will join our established and busy Crime and Family clerking teams where the primary responsibilities will be to assist both the Crime and Family Team Leaders in the day-to-day management of the respective diaries.

Excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work under pressure are essential qualities.

Whilst experience of working in a Barristers Chambers would be preferable, training will be provided.

Applications in writing with covering letter and CV to: Mr Chris Swann, Senior Criminal Clerk, 9 St John Street, Manchester, M3 4DN or by email to by 17th January 2020.

Salary negotiable dependent on experience.

A copy of the job description is available on request.

9 St John Street operates an Equality and Diversity Policy and is committed to fair recruitment based on merit.


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