Public Law and Social Welfare Practice Manager

The closing date for applications will be 16:00 on Tuesday 2nd April

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Garden Court Chambers is a large and dynamic Barristers' Chambers with a team of staff who provide the clerking, financial, marketing and administrative support for over 190 barristers. We are a diverse set, specialising in all aspects of human rights and social welfare law, including crime, family law, housing, immigration, and civil law. We are based in a Grade 1 listed building in Lincoln's Inn Fields, close to Holborn tube station and a range of shops, bars and restaurants.

We now have a vacancy for Public Law and Social Welfare Practice Manager.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and conscientious person to support and develop our successful and growing Public Law and Social Welfare team. The ideal candidate will have experience in Public Law or Social Welfare in either solicitors firm or within a Barristers Chambers. This role will suit a confident and proactive individual with good understanding of the relevant areas of law. You will be joining a dynamic and supportive clerking team at a very exciting time.


  • This position attracts a salary of £43,000 pa
  • Hours: 9.00 to 17.30 or 9.30 - 18:00 Monday to Friday, with one hour for lunch
  • Holidays: 25 days per annum (plus bank holidays)

Benefits include:

  • Interest-free season ticket
  • Small gym on site
  • Hybrid working (three days per week in chambers and two at home)
  • Additional day of leave after every two years of service

The successful applicant will be required to sign an undertaking of confidentiality.


Please send your CV and cover letter, and the equality diversity monitoring form explaining how your experience and expertise fits the Job Description, and send to Saleh Ahmed at


The closing date for applications will be 16:00 on Tuesday 2nd April. The interviews are expected to take place in the week beginning 8th April 2024.

Garden Court is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination and to encouraging diversity. We welcome applications from ethnic minority and women candidates. We seek to operate a fair recruitment process.

We are top ranked by independent legal directories and consistently win awards.

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