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Vacancy No 1354

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Barristers Fees Clerk required


Chambers based in Swansea


Salary circa £28,000 per annum

Our client is a barristers’ chambers, based in Swansea, who are seeking highly motivated, hardworking, and professional fees clerk to join their busy and friendly clerks room.


Applications are encouraged from individuals with experience in the legal sector and/or finance, although additional training will be provided.


The successful candidate will be forward-thinking and proactive, will take responsibility and see tasks through to completion.


Duties will include:


  • Billing of legally aided fees including submission of bills/payment on account applications on CCMS

  • Processing payments on to LEX system

  • Daily billing of private fees as required

  • Sending fee notes and invoices for all new work billed

  • Having an organised approach to Chamber’s fee chasing systems

  • Proactively chasing and reporting of Barristers’ aged debt, including communication thereof

  • Prompt follow up of billing queries and requests

  • Providing general assistance with other fee-related tasks and projects when required


Suitable candidates will have:


  • Excellent numerate and evidenced IT skills

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including good spoken and written English

  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues, barristers, and clients

  • Calm, patient, and flexible approach to work in a very busy environment

  • Work well under pressure with the ability to multi-task

  • Professional attitude and presentation

  • Good organisational skills to ensure all financial information is accurate and up to date

  • Good GCSE qualifications (or equivalent), including an A*to C grade in Mathematics and English

SALARY, BENEFITS AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS


Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Holidays: 30 days per annum pro rata (plus public holidays)

Starting salary £28,000 with a review after 9 months.


HOW TO APPLY


Call Chambers People on 020 7583 2401

Email Chambers People at info@chamberspeople.com


Our client is committed to Equal Opportunities.

Closing date for applications:

16:00hrs on Friday 17th May 2024

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