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Vacancy No 1328

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Assistant Practice Manager

39 Essex Chambers – a leading London Civil Barristers’ Chambers

Salary £30,000 per annum plus benefits

Our client is 39 Essex Chambers - a large and leading set of barristers’ chambers, based in London whose members practice in a wide range of Civil Law both in England and Wales, and Internationally.

39 Essex Chambers are now seeking candidates for 3 x Assistant Practice Manager roles.

The chambers operates from modern and spacious office space with showers, bike storage and games room, located close to tube and overground stations.

The Assistant Practice Manager will report to a Senior Practice Manager and will have a variety of duties including:

  • Diary and Practice Management

  • Fees and Financial Management

  • General Support

Person specification:

The successful candidate will be able to offer excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and numeracy skills, the ability to multi task and operate within a fast-paced and demanding environment. They will have a confident and positive attitude, and will be able  to work on own initiative as well as part of a team. They will be well organised with attention to detail.

Previous work experience within a barristers’ chambers or professional client services environment (desirable), and a demonstrable interest in the practice areas covered by the Civil Liability or Commercial and Construction team would be helpful.

Education: a Degree standard qualification preferred or 3 A-level qualifications equivalent (with a minimum of 5 Grade C (4) or above GCSEs including both Maths and English at minimum of Grade 6), and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

The above person specification criteria may be demonstrated through extra-curricular activities or voluntary work rather than formal employment.

Remuneration details:

  • Starting salary of £30,000 for a full time and permanent role.

  • 23 days’ holiday entitlement (increasing annually) plus public holidays.

  • Following a successful probationary period, other benefits will be available, including contribution to a group pension scheme – full details on request.

A full job description is available from Chambers People

This is an exclusive assignment and all enquiries and applications should be made to Chambers People

By telephone: 020 7583 2401

By email:

Closing date for applications:

Monday 23rd January 2023

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