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Barrister Clerk

Company:
Zanthosglobalresources gmail.com
Location:
Lagos, Nigeria
Salary:
280,000
Posted:
November 18, 2016
Description:

A Barrister's clerks is urgently needed to undertake the day-to-day business administration and running of a barrister's chambers.

The ideal candidate is to work as administrators within barrister chambers. Is to keep chamber diaries up-to-date, calculate and negotiate fees for the work carried out and ensure every member is informed of their commitments.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Typical duties include:

• negotiating and agreeing fees for cases

• appropriately allocating cases to barristers, taking into account experience, availability, skills and specialisms

• planning barristers’ workloads

• negotiating and agreeing a timetable of required work

• managing financial accounts

• carrying out administrative and business management activities

• seeking work and marketing the chambers via events and seminars

• keeping up-to-date with legal developments, particularly in specialist areas

• liaising with solicitors and the Crown Prosecution Service

• providing the client’s solicitor with information about progress or possible delays in cases

• organising meetings between clients, barristers and instructing solicitors

Key skills for barristers' clerks

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written

• Excellent organisational skills combined with good time and people management skills

REQUIREMENT

Applicant must possess a degree (B.SC OR HND) in this related field

Applicant must have 2-5 years of experience

Applicant with other related certification or qualification has an added advantage

The Applicant Must Be Residing in Lagos

HOW TO APPLY

●All applicant should forward their detailed resume to zanthosglobalresources @gmail.com or to the comment box provided for urgent recruitment by the human resource manager .

●Applicant can also Send their name, qualification, position applying for and their mobile phone number to the message box within Four(4) weeks from the date of this online publication .