Administrators & Clerks

From time to time, 39 Essex Chambers requires permanent or temporary staff for its administrative and clerking departments.

Advertisements are placed in the appropriate specialist or general press and persons are also sought through appropriate agencies.

If you have seen a post advertised for which you would like to apply, please send your CV and a covering letter by post to whomever is indicated in the advertisement.

Current Vacancies

Director of Clerking

Applications are sought for the position of Director of Clerking at 39 Essex Chambers

39 Essex is a leading set based in London with a pre-eminent reputation in a number of fields including administrative and public law, ADR, civil liability, planning and environmental law, regulatory law, commercial disputes, international arbitration and construction law. It is the largest civil set in London comprising 47 QCs (including 11 female QCs) and 84 junior counsel. Chambers has been hugely successful in recent years, both nationally and internationally, with offices in London, Manchester, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

39 Essex Chambers is regarded as one of the most modern, well organised and forward thinking sets at the Bar. It “…excels in the field of client service” (Chambers UK) and it is looking to further enhance and improve that reputation. Applicants should have exceptional leadership and management skills, and a clear strategic vision for Chambers.

Remuneration package: competitive.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Applications, to include a CV, to be made by email to the Joint Heads of Chambers, Neil Block QC and Alison Foster QC.
Email address:

The closing date for applications is 7th July 2017.

39 Essex Chambers is an equal opportunities employer.

Call +44 (0)20 7832 1111 for more information

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