Clerks & Administration

Mountford Chambers Junior Clerk

Base Salary
£22,500/yr – £25,000/yr

Mountford Chambers is one of the longest established sets in the United Kingdom, specialising in all areas of criminal law but with a particular emphasis on serious crime, regulatory, public law and business crime.

Its barristers have a reputation for being assured and compelling advocates who provide forensic and rigorous advice and representation

In 2021, Mountford Chambers underwent a significant rebranding exercise to reflect a modern, progressive barrister chambers in a post COVID legal environment.

We seek a new junior clerk, ideally a school leaver but a candidate with up to 12 months experience will also be considered, to assist in the smooth running of chambers affairs to work with its young and friendly existing clerking team.


  • Assisting existing clerks with day to day running of the diary and the long-term planning of members practices
  • Billing publicly funded and private work (for both crown court and magistrates court)
  • Agreeing fees on behalf of members for appropriate cases
  • Resulting from previous days listings, including obtaining attendance notes from counsel if they are missing
  • Dealing with email and telephone enquiries from chambers professional clients and members
  • Liaising with courts and solicitors, including both oral and written correspondence dealing with moving cases/hearing and other requests when needed

The right candidate can expect a level of flexible working, including working from home. A salary of up to £25,000 p/a will be considered, along with 20 days annual leave and pension contributions.

Applications in strict confidence to Ben Heaviside, Senior Clerk.

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