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General Recruitment

Clerking Vacancy – Wilberforce Chambers

Wilberforce Chambers is a leading set of barristers based in Lincoln’s Inn in Central London. We currently have 69 members in total – 30 QCs and 39 junior barristers – and practice across a wide-range of commercial chancery law disciplines. We are undertaking a recruitment exercise in order to fill a clerking post within our clerking structure which consists of three teams of four clerks – Team Leader, Team Assistant, Junior Team Assistant and Team Junior Clerk – overseen by the Head Clerk who acts independently of the teams.
The specific role we are recruiting for is as follows:

Team Junior Clerk 

The Team Junior Clerk role provides key administrative support to the barristers in the team, as well as to the Team Leader and Team Assistants. The role is an extremely busy and challenging one, requiring excellent organisational and inter-personal skills as well high levels of self- motivation and individual application. Previous experience in a clerking role, whilst not essential, would be a benefit.

An attractive remuneration package is available for the right candidate. This will include, in addition to salary, pension, a performance-linked bonus and payment of travel costs. Fuller details are available on request.

Please note those wishing to apply for a role will be required to complete a detailed application form. The closing date for applications will be Friday 27 October 2017 and the form should be clearly marked “Team Junior Clerk application”.

General enquiries relating to the roles can be directed to our Head Clerk, Mark Rushton ( If you would prefer to contact us in writing our address can be found here.

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Equality and Diversity

Wilberforce Chambers are committed to the promotion of equality and diversity across all aspects of our practice.

Equality of opportunity is essential for the maintenance of high standards and the provision of a high quality service to clients. It also ensures a harmonious working environment for members of Chambers and staff.

Equality and Diversity Policy 2014