Crown Office Chambers

Senior Clerk

Job Reference FBMRA
Closing Date Monday 11 Mar 2024

Crown Office Chambers was formed in 2000, when 2 Crown Office Row and 1 Paper Buildings merged to become Crown Office Chambers. Today Chambers occupies three floors of No.2 Paper Buildings, as well as all of No.2 Crown Office Row, which has undergone significant modernisation and refurbishment over the last five years to provide an attractive, up-to-date and fully equipped hub for members, clients and the employee team. A large set of just over 100 members, including 27 Silks, Crown Office Chambers, is in the top 6% of chambers by size in England and Wales according to the Bar Council.

Crown Office Chambers is now looking for a new Senior Clerk who is responsible for the sourcing and generation of work for Barrister members and the administration of the provision of specialist legal services by members of Chambers. The Senior Clerk leads and directs the Clerking team in Chambers, leads and oversees the operation and development of all Chambers’ practice areas and manages Chambers’ Marketing function.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic and highly effective leader and relationship builder, capable of winning trust, and will bring experience as a Senior or Deputy Senior Clerk, with expertise in at least one of Chambers’ core practice areas. With strong people management abilities and well-honed diplomatic skills, they will have an engaging and personable style, exceptional organisational and communications skills and the ability to work under pressure.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to Crown Office Chambers on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference FBMRA. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Monday 11th March 2024.