Opportunities at Matrix

Opportunities


Matrix strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity amongst its staff and its members. We therefore encourage and welcome applications from women, people of minority ethnic origin and people with disabilities, as well as candidates from other groups which are under represented in the legal sector. We are happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable disabled candidates to demonstrate their suitability for the job. Matrix is also a member of the Stonewall's Diversity Champions Programme, Britain's best practice forum on sexual orientation.


Matrix is an accredited London Living Wage Employer. This means that every member of staff employed by Matrix earns not just the minimum wage but the London Living Wage or more. You can find out more about this scheme here. We are proud to be one of the first barristers' chambers to sign up to this scheme. 
 
Matrix is also the first barristers' chambers to be awarded Investors in People at Gold level, highlighting our commitment to embedding excellence, recognising achievement, and valuing our people.
 
In addition, Matrix has signed up to the Public Health Responsibility Deal, committing to particular pledges in order to influence and contribute to the health and wellbeing of its staff.
 

Recruitment

We are currently recruiting for:

 
Barrister Recruitment
 

  • Established Employment Law Queen’s Counsel and Senior Junior Practitioners


  • Established International Law Practitioners

  
Staff Recruitment
  

  • Practice Assistant
     

  • Emergency Office Cover Assistant

Find out more.Employment Practitioner Application PackInternational Practitioner Application PackPractice Assistant Application PackEmergency Office Cover Assistant Application Pack
Research PanelThe research panel supplements the in-house research support provided by our Legal Information Team. New members of the panel are recruited through an open advertisement process. All enquiries about the research panel should be directed to the Legal Information and Research Team 
(lia@matrixlaw.co.uk).
Find out more.
Student Open DayOur student open day is held annually in April for students planning to apply for traineeship that year. Please keep checking this page for details of the next open day in 2015.
Traineeships

We currently offer up to two 12-month traineeships a year for those keen to practise at the Bar. 
  
Entry for traineeship commencing October 2015 is now closed. First round interviews for 2015 entry will be held on Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 June 2014; second round interviews will be held on Saturday 5 July 2014.
 

Traineeship Brochure
Work ExperienceWe have run a successful programme of work experience placements since spring 2001. We aim to give students a taste of work in a modern legal practice and busy office environment. Visit the Matrix Work Experience Blog for more information.
 
If you would like to apply for a one week placement, please complete the application form and return to Tristan Kerr, details at the bottom of the application form. If you have any further questions Tristan can be contacted on +44 (0)20 7404 3447.
  
PLEASE NOTE:
  • Our work experience programme is only open to students currently undertaking GCSE's and A levels or the equivalent.
  • We do not offer work experience during the months of August and September due to court vacations. Please do not apply for these dates.
  • We are now fully booked for 2014; applications are now open for 2015.
Work Experience DetailsWork Experience Application Form