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Practice Group Clerk - up to £38,000 - London

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2 Sep 2022

Oakley Recruitment is working in partnership with a well-established, dynamic organisation based in Covent Garden. This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving fast-paced environment as a Practice Group Clerk on a full-time permanent basis for the Public Law and Immigration team


Clerking for the Public Law and Immigration diaries

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Liaising with clients to book suitable Counsel
  • Planning ahead in the diary to make sure all papers are delivered early and potential conflicts are dealt with
  • Acting upon any incoming mail
  • Entering briefs/instructions on the computer system.
  • Making sure that the following day's work is in order and sorting the daily next day check-list
  • Liaising with other clerks/solicitors/courts
  • Billing written work, conferences and hearings
  • Reviewing red flags on a fortnightly basis.
  • Overseeing junior clerks in the team
  • Attending client events and seminars as required by Practice Director

Skills and experience

  • Knowledge of Public Law & Immigration diaries.
  • Knowledge of Courts/Tribunal structure in England & Wales and understanding of the different types of hearings
  • Knowledge of legal aid billing and CCMS (LAA online portal)
  • Ability to negotiate
  • Excellent administrative and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Working as part of a team

Package and benefits

  • Up to £38,000
  • 9:00am - 5:30pm - Monday to Friday
  • 20 days holiday rising to 25 after 3 Years service
  • Company pension
  • Health and medical cover

Please Note: We do not contact or write to unsuccessful candidates. If we have not contacted you within 48 hours of your application, you should presume that your application was unsuccessful. By applying for this vacancy, you are permitting Oakley Recruitment to contact you and retain your details. In compliance with the regulations (April 2004) in place under the employment agencies act, Oakley Recruitment will require proof of identification. A copy of your passport, birth certificate and NI number will be required, as part of your interview process.

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  • Job Reference: 702710173-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Oakley Recruitment
    Oakley Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £38,000
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent