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Tenancy: 

As part of its policy of expanision, Atlantic Chambers is looking to recruit established practitioners of at least 5 years call in the fields of Family, Civil, Chancery and Commercial and Employment.

Applications from practitioners of under 5 years call will be considered in exceptional circumstances.  Solicitors looking to transfer to the Bar with PQE will also be considered.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Applications should be addressed to Simon Dawes, marked private and confidential.

 

Staff Vacancies:

DEPUTY HEAD CLERK

Salary circa £40,000.00 (negotiable)

Deadline 5.00.pm. Friday 12th May 2017

 

Atlantic Chambers are seeking to recruit a deputy head clerk; the ideal candidate will preferably have experience of the legal market place. A proven track record of business development, marketing, practice management and fees negotiation will be essential.

The individual will be professional in both attitude and appearance and will play an active part in the continued progression and success of Chambers.  The role will include assisting in the day to day management of the clerking team, managing members' diaries and dealing with fee agreements.  The successful candidate will work closely with the head of clerking, chambers administrator and the head of fee collection to ensure the smooth running of chambers at all levels.  Attention to detail will be essential along with the ability to work under pressure.

A full job description is available upon request.

To apply for this position, please forward a covering letter outlining your suitability, together with your CV to Julie Evans at julie@atlanticchambers.co.uk

 

Atlantic Chambers is an equal opportunities employer, all job applications will be treated equally.  Applications for tenancy, pupillage or employment are dealt with without regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, nationality, citizenship, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation. marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, religion or belief or pregnancy and maternity. 

The only basis for selection will be the panel's considered opinion of the applicants suitability for the post.

Full details of our equality policy is available upon request..

 

 Pupillage and Mini Pupillage

Atlantic Chambers offers short placements for mini-pupillage from April to September.  Applicants are invited to apply during January and February each year.  Due to the high level of demand, unfortunately we are unable to consider applications outside of this timescale.  Applications should be in writing enclosing a current CV to Julie Evans at julie@atlanticchambers.co.uk

Atlantic Chambers encourage applications for pupillage from exceptional candidates with an interest in practising in all areas of law.  The policy of Atlantic Chambers is to take pupils only with a view to the subsequant grant of a tenancy.  We recruit through the pupillage gateway and any prospective candidate should refer to www.pupillagegateway.com for current vacancies.

Any general enquiries can be made to Chambers Administrator, Julie Evans at julie@atlanticchambers.co.uk

Experience has shown that juniors have the opportunity to receive fees in excess of £40,000 in their first twelve months of tenancy.

 

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